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Card, Orson Scott

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Ender's game by Orson Scott Card( Book )

214 editions published between 1977 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 8,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, the Earth is under attack. An alien species is poised for a final assault. The survival of humanity depends on a military genius who can defeat the aliens. But who? Ender Wiggin is a brilliant, ruthless, cunning, a tactical and strategic master, and a child. Recruited for military training by the world government, Ender's childhood ends the moment he enters his new home: Battle School. How will Ender perform in real combat conditions? After all, Battle School is just a game. Isn't it?
Speaker for the dead by Orson Scott Card( Book )

205 editions published between 1986 and 2019 in 21 languages and held by 4,249 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 )

113 editions published between 1999 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 4,062 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 )

142 editions published between 1990 and 2019 in 15 languages and held by 3,523 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 )

110 editions published between 1994 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 2,990 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 )

67 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a novel of war between humans and aliens, a child warrior from the Battle School, a boy called Bean, becomes the friend, confidant, strategist, and right hand of Ender Wiggin
Ender in exile by Orson Scott Card( Book )

48 editions published between 2008 and 2017 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 went his sister Valentine, and the core of the artificial intelligence that would become Jane. The story of those years has never been told, until now
Shadow puppets by Orson Scott Card( Book )

50 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,592 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 )

47 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,425 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 the others. He civilized them, and lived to grow older
Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card( Book )

40 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,213 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 )

73 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 2,162 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 )

34 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,032 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 )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race
Enchantment by Orson Scott Card( Book )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,904 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 )

65 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oversoul protects the planet Harmony from war and destruction by subtle interference in the thoughts of the people. But now, some of its systems are failing, and men are beginning to think about power and conquest
A war of gifts : an Ender story by Orson Scott Card( Book )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a short novel set during Ender Wiggins's first years at Battle School, where it is forbidden to celebrate religious holidays, chaos erupts when older student Dink Meeker places a gift in another student's shoe on Sinterklaaus Day, a small act of rebellion that ignites a struggle between the students and staff and forces everyone to make a choice during the War over Santa Claus"--NoveList
Shadows in flight by Orson Scott Card( Book )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,770 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
Empire by Orson Scott Card( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,754 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 1,743 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
How to write science fiction and fantasy by Orson Scott Card( Book )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in English and French and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines both genres, tells how to write a successful story, and where to find markets to get published
 
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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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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

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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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