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The crystal city

Author: Orson Scott Card
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2004, ©2003.
Series: Tor fantasy
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st mass market edView all editions and formats
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Using the lore and the folk-magic of the men and women who settled North America, Orson Scott Card has created an alternate world where magic works, and where that magic has colored the entire history of the colonies. Charms and beseechings, hexes and potions, all have a place in the lives of the people of this world. Dowsers find water, the second sight warns of dangers to come, and a torch can read a person's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Alvin Maker; Alvin Maker
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Orson Scott Card
ISBN: 0812564626 9780812564624 9780765390684 076539068X
OCLC Number: 56595629
Description: ix, 340 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Nueva Barcelona --
Squirrel and moose --
Fever --
La Tia --
Crystal Ball --
Exodus --
Errand boy --
Plans --
Expeditions --
Mizzippy --
Flood --
Springfield --
Mission --
Plow --
Popocatepetl --
Labor --
Foundation.
Series Title: Tor fantasy
Responsibility: Orson Scott Card.

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Using the lore and the folk-magic of the men and women who settled North America, Orson Scott Card has created an alternate world where magic works, and where that magic has colored the entire history of the colonies. Charms and beseechings, hexes and potions, all have a place in the lives of the people of this world. Dowsers find water, the second sight warns of dangers to come, and a torch can read a person's future--or their hearts.

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