Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Maps in a Mirror brings together nearly all of Orson Scott Card's short fiction written between 1977 and 1990. For those readers who have followed this remarkable talent since the beginning, here are all those amazing stories gathered together in one place, with some extra surprises as well. For the hundreds of thousands who are newly come to Card, here is the chance to experience the wonder of a writer so versatile that he can handle everything from traditional narrative poetry to modern experimental fiction with equal ease and grace. The brilliant story-telling of the Alvin Maker books is no accident; the breathless excitement evoked by the Ender books is not a once-in-a-lifetime experience. In this enormous volume are forty-six stories, plus ten long, intensely personal essays, unique to this volume. In them the author reveals some of his reasons and motivations for writing, with a good deal of autobiography thrown into the bargain. Book jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: This book brings together nearly all of Card's stories, from his first publications in 1977 to work as recent as last year. 46 stories are divided into five sections encompassing a wide range of fiction, with commentary on each particular genre.
Über den Autor: Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead. Ender?s Game and Speaker for the Dead both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the only author to win these two top prizes in consecutive years. There are seven other novels to date in The Ender Universe series. Card has also written fantasy: The Tales of Alvin Maker is a series of fantasy novels set in frontier America; his most recent novel, The Lost Gate, is a contemporary magical fantasy. Card has written many other stand-alone sf and fantasy novels, as well as movie tie-ins and games, and publishes an internet-based science fiction and fantasy magazine, Orson Scott Card?s Intergalactic Medicine Show. Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s. Besides his writing, Card directs plays and teaches writing and literature at Southern Virginia University. He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, and youngest daughter, Zina Margaret.
Buchbeschreibung Tor Books, 1990. Buchzustand: Good. 1st. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP9803012
Buchbeschreibung Tor Books. Hardcover. Buchzustand: GOOD. Some wear on book from reading, some spine creases, wear on binding and pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2661570049
Buchbeschreibung Tor Books. Hardcover. Buchzustand: GOOD. Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2686692586
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Buchbeschreibung St Martins Press, 1990. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used; Good. stains on sides **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2273041
Buchbeschreibung Tor Books, 1990. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0312850476