Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card Paperback Book

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Author: Orson Scott Card

Narrator: Scott Brick

Format: Unabridged-CD, Paperback, Paperback

Publisher: St Martins Pr

Published: Aug 2005

Genre: Fiction - Science Fiction - General

Retail Price: $49.95

Discs: 13

Synopsis

The novel that launched the bestselling Ender's Shadow series—available for the first time on unabridged cd
The human race is at War with the "Buggers", an insect-like alien race. As Earth prepares to defend itself from total destruction at the hands of an inscrutable enemy, all focus is on the development of military geniuses who can fight such a war, and win. The long distances of interstellar space have given hope to the defenders of Earth—they have time to train these future commanders up from childhood, forging them into an irresistible force in the high orbital facility called the Battle School. Andrew "Ender" Wiggin was not the only child in the Battle School; he was just the best of the best. In this new book, Card tells the story of another of those precocious generals, the one they called Bean—the one who became Ender's right hand, part of his team, in the final battle against the Buggers. Bean's past was a battle just to survive. His success brought him to the attention of the Battle School's recruiters, those people scouring the planet for leaders, tacticians, and generals to save Earth from the threat of alien invasion. Bean was sent into orbit, to the Battle School. And there he met Ender....

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Reviews

BookLender review by Alexander on 2008-08-27 09:48:21

Ender's Shadow is one of the best science fiction novels every written, ***uming you've already read Ender's Game. I gave this book only one star however because it is narrated by Scott Brick, who is terrible. Do yourself a favor and pick up the paperback.