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Prentice Alvin

Author: Orson Scott Card
Publisher: New York, NY : T. Doherty Associates, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Alvin returns to his birthplace to become the blacksmith's apprentice and also to learn--hopefully with the help of the Torch-girl--to be a Maker.
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Genre/Form: Alternative histories (Fiction), American
Fantasy fiction, American
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Alvin Maker
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orson Scott Card
ISBN: 0312931417 9780312931414 0812502124 9780812502121
OCLC Number: 18624985
Notes: Distributed by St. Martin's Press.
"A Tor book"--Title page verso.
Awards: Locus Award (Best Fantasy Novel), 1990.
Description: x, 342 pages ; 25.
Responsibility: Orson Scott Card.

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"A tribute to the art of storytelling. . . highly recommended."-"Library Journal""Card has uncovered a rich vein of folklore and magic here, to which his assured handling of old time religion and Read more...

 
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