WorldCat Identities

Card, Orson Scott

Works: 1,416 works in 4,045 publications in 26 languages and 137,538 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Fantasy fiction, American  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Christmas stories  History 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Speaker, Editor, Narrator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Creator, Publishing director, Director, Author of dialog, Librettist
Classifications: PS3553.A655, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Orson Scott Card
Ender's game by Orson Scott Card( Book )

241 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 24 languages and held by 8,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, the Earth is under attack. An alien species is poised for a final assault. The survival of humanity depends on a military genius who can defeat the aliens. But who? Ender Wiggin is a brilliant, ruthless, cunning, a tactical and strategic master, and a child. Recruited for military training by the world government, Ender's childhood ends the moment he enters his new home: Battle School. How will Ender perform in real combat conditions? After all, Battle School is just a game. Isn't it?
Speaker for the dead by Orson Scott Card( Book )

115 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 3,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ender Wiggin, the hero and scapegoat of mass alien destruction in Ender's Game, receives a chance at redemption in this novel. Ender, who proclaimed as a mistake his success in wiping out an alien race, wins the opportunity to cope better with a second race, discovered by Portuguese colonists on the planet Lusitania
Shadow of the Hegemon by Orson Scott Card( Book )

39 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a novel of war between humans and aliens, a child warrior from the Battle School, a boy called Bean, becomes the friend, confidant, strategist, and right hand of Ender Wiggin
Ender's shadow by Orson Scott Card( Book )

37 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An urchin is picked off the street by a nun and sent to war school to become a brilliant space-war strategist. He is Bean, so called because of his diminutive stature, the result of an illegal genetic experiment
Shadow puppets by Orson Scott Card( Book )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After staving off an alien invasion, child-warriors return to find the Earth in turmoil
Ender in exile by Orson Scott Card( Book )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the close of Ender's Game, Andrew Wiggin, called Ender by everyone, is told that he can no longer live on Earth, and he realizes that this is the truth. He has become far more than just a boy who won a game: he is the Savior of Earth, a hero, a military genius whose allegiance is sought by every nation of the newly shattered Earth Hegemony. He is offered the choice of living in isolation on Eros, at one of the Hegemony's training facilities, but instead the twelve-year-old chooses to leave his home world and begin the long relativistic journey out to the colonies. With him go his sister Valentine and the core of the artificial intelligence that would become Jane
Xenocide by Orson Scott Card( Book )

40 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lusitania's three sapient species are in trouble. The starways congress has decided to wipe out the planet to kept a deadly virus from escaping . A fourth intelligence loyal to Ender and Lusitania causes the fleet to disappear. What is the Starways Congress going to do next?
Ender's game by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

46 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and held by 2,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six-year-old Ender Wiggin and his siblings at Battle School are being tested and trained to determine whether they possess the abilities to remake the world-- if the world survives an all-out war with an alien enemy
Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card( Book )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful secret. A dangerous path. Rigg is well trained at keeping secrets. Only his father knows the truth about Rigg's strange talent for seeing the paths of people's pasts. But when his father dies, Rigg is stunned to learn just how many secrets Father had kept from him -- secrets about Rigg's own past, his identity, and his destiny. And when Rigg discovers that he has the power not only to see the past, but also to change it, his future suddenly becomes anything but certain. Rigg's birthright sets him on a path that leaves him caught between two factions, one that wants him crowned and one that wants him dead. He will be forced to question everything he thinks he knows, choose whom to trust, and push the limits of his talent, or forfeit control of his destiny. - Jacket flap
Ender's game by Gavin Hood( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race." -- provided by publisher
The memory of earth by Orson Scott Card( Book )

38 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oversoul protects the planet Harmony from war and destruction by subtle interference in the thoughts of the people. But now, some of its systems are failing, and men are beginning to think about power and conquest
The lost gate : a novel of the Mither mages by Orson Scott Card( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny grew up in a family compound in Virginia, believing that he alone of his family had no magical power. But he was wrong. Kidnapped from his high school by a rival family, he learns that he has the power to reopen the gates between Earth and the world of Westil
Magic street by Orson Scott Card( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenager Mack Street apparently suffers from strange spells when he simply freezes and stares off into space, but what those around him do not realize is that Mack possesses the ability to see into other people's dreams
Earth unaware by Orson Scott Card( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mining ship El Cavador, beyond Pluto, detects a fast-moving incoming object headed toward Earth. The crew decides it's probably not important, but they're wrong: it represents the opening wave of the first Formic War--
The call of earth by Orson Scott Card( Book )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Harmony's Oversoul (a sentient computer) grows weaker, a great warrior has arisen to challenge its bans. His name is Moozh, and he has won control of an army using forbidden technology. Now he is aiming his soldiers at the city of Basilica, that strong fortress above the Plain. Wetchik and his sons are not strong enough to stop this army, but meanwhile, inspired by a dream from the Oversoul, Wetchik's family prepares to return to Earth
A war of gifts : an Ender story by Orson Scott Card( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during Enders first years at Battle School, where it is forbidden to celebrate religious holidays. However, after a small act of rebellion sets off a battle royal between the students and staff, some surprising alliances form when Ender comes up against a new student
Prentice Alvin by Orson Scott Card( Book )

48 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvin Smith arrives at Hatrack River to take up his apprenticeship to become a blacksmith with the works of the Unmaker close at hand
Shadows in flight by Orson Scott Card( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bean moves with three of his children into a derelict space colony ship where they hope for a cure to engineered genes that give them high intelligence and short lives, a situation that is complicated when space-time distortions cause them to be forgotten by humanity
Heartfire by Orson Scott Card( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alternative-history novel in Colonial America in which a woman who can foresee the future tries to convince the King of New England to abolish the slave trade. If the trade is not abolished, she says, there will be a war between the free and slave nations of North America
The authorized Ender companion by Jake Black( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete and in-depth encyclopedia of all the persons, places, things and events in Orson Scott Card's Ender Universe, written under the editorial supervision of Card himself. Includes character biographies, time-lines, colony histories, and family trees.--From publisher description
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBliss, Frederick

controlled identityGreen, Brian, 1951-

controlled identityGump, P. Q.

controlled identityRichards, Scott, 1951-

controlled identityWalley, Byron

Bliss, Frederick.

Bliss, Frederick, 1951-

Card, Orson S.

Green, Brian

Green, Brian (1951- ).

Green, Bryan.

Green, Bryan, 1951-

Gump, P. Q.

Gump, P. Q., 1951-

Kādo, Ōsun Sukotto

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Kard, Orson Skot

Kard, Orson Skott.

Kārds, Orsons Skots 1951-

Orson Scott Card americký spisovatel sci-fi a fantasy

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Orsons Skots Kārds

Pellume, Noam D.

Scott Card, Orson

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Skot Kard, Orson

Walley, Byron.

Walley, Byron, 1951-

Όρσον Σκοτ Καρντ

Кард, Орсон Скот

Орсон Скот Кард

Орсон Скотт Кард

Орсън Кард

אורסון סקוט קארד

סקוט קרד, אורסון

קארד, אורסון סקוט

קארד, אורסון סקוט. ברמן, רחביה

קרד, אורסון סקוט

اورسن اسکات کارد نویسنده آمریکایی

أورسن سكوت كارد

ออร์สัน สก็อต การ์ด

오슨 스콧 카드

카드, 오슨 스콧 1951-


オースン・スコット・カード 1951-


カード, オースン・スコット

カード, オースン スコット 1951-


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