WorldCat Identities

Card, Orson Scott

Works: 1,521 works in 4,033 publications in 26 languages and 137,732 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Drama  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Christmas stories  Novels 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Speaker, Narrator, Editor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Publishing director, Creator, Director, Librettist, Author of dialog
Classifications: PS3553.A655, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Orson Scott Card
Ender's game by Orson Scott Card( Book )

117 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 20 languages and held by 6,465 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?
Ender's shadow by Orson Scott Card( Book )

67 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,999 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
Speaker for the dead by Orson Scott Card( Book )

114 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 3,971 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. Orson Scott Card infuses this long, ambitious tale with intellect by casting his characters in social, religious and cultural contexts
Children of the mind by Orson Scott Card( Book )

68 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of space warriors in a world where technology has abolished the light-speed limit and one's consciousness can be placed in other bodies. By the author of Ender's Game
Shadow of the Hegemon by Orson Scott Card( Book )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bean and other members of Ender's Dragon Army return to Earth after their victory in the Formic War. All but Bean are soon mysteriously kidnapped; Bean turns to Ender's brother Peter for help
Ender in exile by Orson Scott Card( Book )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,666 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 went his sister Valentine, and the core of the artificial intelligence that would become Jane. The story of those years has never been told, until now
Xenocide by Orson Scott Card( Book )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,540 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?
Shadow puppets by Orson Scott Card( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

47 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and held by 2,383 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
Shadow of the giant by Orson Scott Card( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having risen to one of Earth's most powerful strategists during the war between Ender and alien attackers, Bean finds his efforts to start a family compromised by his enemies, forcing Bean and Petra to leave Earth behind in the control of the Hegemon
Seventh son by Orson Scott Card( Book )

43 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvin, the seventh son of a seventh son, slowly learns his power as a Maker as the forces of chaos try to stop him in a magical world much like the American frontier at the beginning of the 19th century
Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card( Book )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,170 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
The memory of earth by Orson Scott Card( Book )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,961 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
Ender's game( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and French and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ender Wiggin wordt naar een militaire ruimteschool gestuurd, om te worden getraind in oorlogsvoering bij toekomstige invasies van aliens
The lost gate : a novel of the Mither mages by Orson Scott Card( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,824 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
Earth unaware by Orson Scott Card( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,790 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--
Magic street by Orson Scott Card( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,784 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
A war of gifts : an Ender story by Orson Scott Card( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,688 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 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Alvin returns to the town of his birth and begins his apprenticeship with Makepeace Smith, committing seven years of his life in exchange for the skills and knowledge of a blacksmith. But Alvin must also learn to control and use his own talent, that of a Maker, else his destiny will be unfulfilled
The call of earth by Orson Scott Card( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,675 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
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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

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Green, Bryan

Green, Bryan, 1951-

Gump, P. Q.

Gump, P. Q., 1951-

Kādo, Ōsun Sukotto

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Kard, Orson Skot

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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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