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Seventh son

Author: Orson Scott Card
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : T. Doherty Associates, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Alvin Maker; Alvin Maker
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orson Scott Card
ISBN: 0312930194 9780312930196 0613130340 9780613130349 0812533054 9780812533057
OCLC Number: 16268967
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
"A TOR book"--Title page verso.
Series inferred from bk. 2, t.p.
Description: 241 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Orson Scott Card.

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Blending folklore and myth, this novel follows young Alvin Maker as he begins a dangerous journey to discover the secret of a magical power.  Read more...

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"A consistently gripping tale featuring solid historical research and a keen understanding of religious experience. Another major effort by a world class talent. Highly recommended." Read more...

 
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