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Seventh son

Author: Orson Scott Card; Dennis Nolan; Carol Russo; Alan McKnight
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Tom Doherty Associates, Inc., 1987. ©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; Dennis Nolan; Carol Russo; Alan McKnight
ISBN: 0312930194 9780312930196 0613130340 9780613130349 0812533054 9780812533057
OCLC Number: 16268967
Notes: First printing July 1987.
"A TOR book"--Title page verso.
"Tor"--Title page.
"A Tor hardcover"--Book jacket back flap.
Cover art by Dennis Nolan.
Cover design by Carol Russo.
Maps by Alan McKnight.
Maps on endpapers.
Series inferred from bk. 2, t.p.
Description: 241 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Bloody Mary --
Wagon People --
Spring House --
Hatrack River --
Caul --
Ridgebeam --
Altar --
Visitor --
Taleswapper --
Visions --
Millstone --
Book --
Surgery --
Chastisement --
Promises.
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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"Truly marvelous and beautiful." --KLIATT"An American fantasy in the tradition of T. H. White's Sword in the Stone." --School Library Journal"A consistently gripping tale featuring solid historical Read more...

 
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