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Speaker for the dead

Author: Orson Scott Card; John Harris
Publisher: New York : T. Doherty Associates, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Named Person: Ender Wiggin, (Fictitious character); Ender Wiggin, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orson Scott Card; John Harris
ISBN: 0312937385 9780312937386
OCLC Number: 23692718
Notes: "A Tor book"--Title page verso.
Cover art by John Harris.
Description: xxii, 280 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Orson Scott Card.

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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.

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