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The Worthing chronicle

Author: Orson Scott Card
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jason Worthing was a telepath, and the best of the ark captains sent to seed humankind anew on a hundred new worlds. He established his colonists and his descendants and when he was sure that they would survive, he sealed himself in a chamber to be awakened when his world had built a new civilization. He slept 15,000 years and awoke to a future he had never dreamed of.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orson Scott Card
ISBN: 0441918107 : 9780441918102
OCLC Number: 9980726
Notes: Some portions of this book appeared previously as parts of the author's books Capitol and Hot Sleep.
Description: 264 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: 1. The day of pain --
2. The making of parchment and ink --
3. A book of old memories --
4. The Devil himself --
5. The end of sleep --
6. Waking the children --
7. Winter tales --
8. Getting home --
9. Worthing farm --
10. In the image of God --
11. Acts of mercy --
12. The day of justice.
Responsibility: Orson Scott Card.

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Jason Worthing was a telepath, and the best of the ark captains sent to seed humankind anew on a hundred new worlds. He established his colonists and his descendants and when he was sure that they would survive, he sealed himself in a chamber to be awakened when his world had built a new civilization. He slept 15,000 years and awoke to a future he had never dreamed of.

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