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Card, Orson Scott

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Most widely held works by Orson Scott Card
Ender's game by Orson Scott Card( Book )

229 editions published between 1977 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 8,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After two alien attacks, the world government has started training military geniuses who learn via war games, and Ender Wiggin is such a genius that he knows time is running out
Speaker for the dead by Orson Scott Card( Book )

215 editions published between 1986 and 2019 in 21 languages and held by 4,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Ender's shadow by Orson Scott Card( Book )

123 editions published between 1999 and 2019 in 15 languages and held by 4,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An urchin is picked off the street by a nun and sent to war school to become a brilliant space-war strategist. He is Bean, so called because of his diminutive stature, the result of an illegal genetic experiment
Xenocide by Orson Scott Card( Book )

151 editions published between 1990 and 2019 in 16 languages and held by 3,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lusitania's three sapient species are in trouble. The starways congress has decided to wipe out the planet to kept a deadly virus from escaping . A fourth intelligence loyal to Ender and Lusitania causes the fleet to disappear. What is the Starways Congress going to do next?
Children of the mind by Orson Scott Card( Book )

114 editions published between 1994 and 2019 in 15 languages and held by 2,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of space warriors in a world where technology has abolished the light-speed limit and one's consciousness can be placed in other bodies. By the author of Ender's Game
Shadow of the Hegemon by Orson Scott Card( Book )

73 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 2,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bean and other members of Ender's Dragon Army return to Earth after their victory in the Formic War. All but Bean are soon mysteriously kidnapped; Bean turns to Ender's brother Peter for help
Ender in exile by Orson Scott Card( Book )

50 editions published between 2008 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 2,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the close of Ender's Game, Andrew Wiggin, called Ender by everyone, is told that he can no longer live on Earth, and he realizes that this is the truth. He has become far more than just a boy who won a game: he is the Savior of Earth, a hero, a military genius whose allegiance is sought by every nation of the newly shattered Earth Hegemony. He is offered the choice of living in isolation on Eros, at one of the Hegemony's training facilities, but instead the twelve-year-old chooses to leave his home world and begin the long relativistic journey out to the colonies. With him go his sister Valentine and the core of the artificial intelligence that would become Jane
Shadow puppets by Orson Scott Card( Book )

58 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 2,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After staving off an alien invasion, child-warriors return to find the Earth in turmoil
Shadow of the giant by Orson Scott Card( Book )

50 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 2,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bean's past was a battle just to survive. He first appeared on the streets of Rotterdam, a tiny child with a mind leagues beyond anyone else's. He knew he could not survive through strength; he used his tactical genius to gain acceptance into a children's gang and then to help make that gang a template for success for all others. He civilized them, and lived to grow older. then he was discovered by the recruiters for the Battle School. For Earth was at war - a terrible war with an inscrutable alien enemy. A war that humanity was near to losing. But the long distances of interstellar space have given hope to the defenders of Earth - they had time to train military geniuses up from childhood, forging them into an irresistible force in the high-orbital facility called the Battle School
Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card( Book )

41 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Rigg has a secret ability to see the paths of others' pasts, but revelations after his father's death set him on a dangerous quest that brings new threats from those who would either control his destiny or kill him
Seventh son by Orson Scott Card( Book )

76 editions published between 1986 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The lost gate : a novel of the Mither mages by Orson Scott Card( Book )

35 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny grew up in a family compound in Virginia, believing that he alone of his family had no magical power. But he was wrong. Kidnapped from his high school by a rival family, he learns that he has the power to reopen the gates between Earth and the world of Westil
Ender's game by Gavin Hood( Visual )

26 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big-budget sci-fi starring Asa Butterfield and Ben Kingsley. When an alien race known as the Formics attack Earth, the International Fleet prepare for their next attack by recruiting the most intelligent children on Earth and training them to lead the inevitable battle. Split up from his family and taken to the Fleet's Battle School, Ender Wiggin (Butterfield) quickly makes a name for himself as the best recruit of his generation with abilities even surpassing those of the legendary war hero Mazer Rackham (Kingsley). As his reputation grows and Ender continues to impress his peers, he is expected to be Earth's only hope against the alien race. But with the Formics preparing for their next move, will Ender finish his training in time to lead his people to victory as anticipated?
Enchantment by Orson Scott Card( Book )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Russian forest, a New York scholar awakens a sleeping princess with a kiss and she takes him to the 9th century. They are forced to return to the present, pursued by a witch who hijacks an airliner. One adventure follows another and there is a happy ending. By the author of Heartfire
The memory of earth by Orson Scott Card( Book )

66 editions published between 1990 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"High above the planet Harmony, the Oversoul watches. Its task, programmed so many millennia ago, is to guard the human settlement on this planet, to protect this fragile remnant of Earth from all threats. To protect them, most of all, from themselves... By control of the data banks, and subtle interference in the very thoughts of the people, the artificial intelligence has fulfilled its mission. But now there is a problem. In orbit, the Oversoul realizes it has lost access to some of its memory banks, and some of its power systems are failing. And on the planet, men are beginning to think about power, wealth, and conquest"--from container
Earth unaware by Orson Scott Card( Book )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mining ship El Cavador, beyond Pluto, detects a fast-moving incoming object headed toward Earth. The crew decides it's probably not important, but they're wrong: it represents the opening wave of the first Formic War
Shadows in flight by Orson Scott Card( Book )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bean flytter sammen med tre af sine børn ind i et forladt rumskib i håbet om en kur, der kan helbrede dem for den genetiske defekt, der giver dem høj intelligens og et kort liv. Deres situation kompliceres dog af, at de bliver glemt af menneskeheden
A war of gifts : an Ender story by Orson Scott Card( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during Enders first years at Battle School, where it is forbidden to celebrate religious holidays. However, after a small act of rebellion sets off a battle royal between the students and staff, some surprising alliances form when Ender comes up against a new student
Empire by Orson Scott Card( Book )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Empire has grown too fast, and the fault lines at home are stressed to the breaking point. The war of words between Right and Left has collapsed into a shooting war, though most people just want to be left alone. The battle rages between the high-technology weapons on one side, and militia foot-soldiers on the other, devastating the cities, and overrunning the countryside. But the vast majority, who only want the killing to stop and the nation to return to more peaceful days, have technology, weapons and strategic geniuses of their own
Magic street by Orson Scott Card( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenager Mack Street apparently suffers from strange spells when he simply freezes and stares off into space, but what those around him do not realize is that Mack possesses the ability to see into other people's dreams
 
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controlled identityBliss, Frederick

controlled identityGreen, Brian, 1951-

controlled identityGump, P. Q.

controlled identityPellume, Noam D.

controlled identityRichards, Scott, 1951-

controlled identityWalley, Byron

Bliss, Frederick

Bliss, Frederick, 1951-

Card, Orson S.

Green, Brian

Green, Brian (1951- ).

Green, Bryan

Green, Bryan, 1951-

Gump, P. Q.

Gump, P. Q., 1951-

Kādo, Ōsun Sukotto

Kādo, Ōsun Sukotto, 1951-

Kʻadŭ, Olsŭn Sŭkʻot

Kʻadŭ, Olsŭn Sŭkʻot, 1951-

Kard, Orson Skot

Kard, Orson Skot, 1951-

Kard, Orson Skott.

Kārds, Orsons Skots 1951-

Orson Scott Card

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Orson Scott Card americký spisovatel sci-fi a fantasy

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Orsons Skots Kārds

Pellume, Noam D.

Scott Card, Orson

Scott, Card Orson 1951-

Skot Kard, Orson

Walley, Byron

Walley, Byron, 1951-

Όρσον Σκοτ Καρντ

Кард, Орсон Скот, 1951-

Орсон Скот Кард

Орсон Скотт Кард

Орсън Кард

אורסון סקוט קארד סופר מדע בדיוני אמריקאי

סקוט קרד, אורסון

קארד, אורסון סקוט

קארד, אורסון סקוט, 1951-

קארד, אורסון סקוט. ברמן רחביה

קארד, אורסון סקוט. ברמן, רחביה, 1951-

קרד, אורסון סקוט, 1951-

اورسن اسکات کارد نویسنده آمریکایی

أورسن سكوت كارد كاتب روايات خيال علمي أمريكي

ออร์สัน สก็อต การ์ด

오슨 스콧 카드

카드, 오슨 스콧 1951-

카드, 올슨 스콧 1951-

オースン・スコット・カード

カード

カード, 1951-

カード, オースン・スコット

奥森·斯科特·卡德

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