Ender's Game (Hardcover)

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My favorite sci-fi book EVER

by Patrick C on 5/4/2012

This really is my favorite sci-fi book ever. I read it as a teen first about ten years ago and picked it up again the other night and was finished in two days. An absolute pleasure to read. I recommend this book for people that are unsure to whether or not they like science fiction as it is not very "techy". Ender's Game is a great read for teenagers and adults and will always be a classic. I hear they are making it into a movie too with Harrison Ford, so read it first! Read More

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Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards, one of the most beloved science fictionnovels is now available in a special gift edition.

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Publisher St Martins Pr
Mfg Part# 9780765317384
SKU 202837807
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0765317389
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.35L x 0.9T
Author Info
Orson Scott Card
Orson Scott Card was born and raised in a Mormon family and has continually pointed out that Mormonism is the primary force in his life. He attended Brigham Young University and the University of Utah, and spent time in Brazil as a Mormon missionary. His earliest writings were radio and stage plays (Card has estimated the number at over 100) telling the history of Mormonism. His first published fiction was the science fiction short story called "Ender's Game" in 1977, which was nominated for a Hugo Award and a Reader's Award from Locus magazine. The Locus Award is based on votes compiled from the magazine's readers and is important in demonstrating just how popular Card is with readers. Since that story, Card has been nominated for or won the award more than 30 times, which is extraordinary considering the relatively short time that he has been writing fiction. In 1985, Card published an expanded version of "Ender's Game" as a novel, and won both the Hugo and Nebula awards. It was followed by a sequel in 1986, SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD, which also won the Hugo and Nebula, marking the first time in the history of the awards that one author won both in successive years. Card's next series of books, the Alvin Maker series, started in 1987 with SEVENTH SON. This series is set in an alternate past of America, and is closely modeled on the reported life of Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormon Church. The Homecoming series--THE MEMORY OF EARTH, THE CALL OF EARTH, THE SHIPS OF EARTH, EARTHBORN, and EARTHFALL--repeats this theme, but in a space opera setting. Card has also written nonfiction--his first book, LISTEN, MOM AND DAD..., was actually about child-rearing. He has also tried his hand at horror, mainstream, and children's fiction, and he is also a respected editor and reviewer.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0226
Publisher Tor Books

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