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Tales of Alvin Maker #03: Prentice Alvin: The Tales of Alvin Maker III

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The Tales of Alvin Maker III

“The most important work of American fantasy since Stephen Donaldsons original Thomas covenant trilogy.”—Chicago Sun-Times

Praise for The Tales of Alvin Maker

“A tribute to the art of storytelling. . . highly recommended.”—Library Journal

“Card has uncovered a rich vein of folklore and magic here, to which his assured handling of old time religion and manifest love of children is admirably suited: an appealing and intriguing effort.”—Kirkus Reviews

“A beguiling book. . . robust but reflective blend of folktale, history, parable and personal testimony, pioneer narrative. The series promises to be a ‘story of deep delight.”—Publishers Weekly

“Card is one of the most important writers in the field.”—Ben Bova

“[Cards] versatility of style, subject, and approach makes him unique in the SF field!”—Anne McCaffrey

“With the third installment in his tales of Alvin Maker series, Cards alternative frontier America epic continues to be a significant event in fantasy publishing.”—Booklist

“The best fantasy series now in progress.”—Publishers Weekly

If you read only one fantasy this year, this is the one.

Synopsis:

The Tales of Alvin Maker III

“The most important work of American fantasy since Stephen Donaldsons original Thomas covenant trilogy.”—Chicago Sun-Times

Praise for The Tales of Alvin Maker

“A tribute to the art of storytelling. . . highly recommended.”—Library Journal

“Card has uncovered a rich vein of folklore and magic here, to which his assured handling of old time religion and manifest love of children is admirably suited: an appealing and intriguing effort.”—Kirkus Reviews

“A beguiling book. . . robust but reflective blend of folktale, history, parable and personal testimony, pioneer narrative. The series promises to be a ‘story of deep delight.”—Publishers Weekly

“Card is one of the most important writers in the field.”—Ben Bova

“[Cards] versatility of style, subject, and approach makes him unique in the SF field!”—Anne McCaffrey

“With the third installment in his tales of Alvin Maker series, Cards alternative frontier America epic continues to be a significant event in fantasy publishing.”—Booklist

“The best fantasy series now in progress.”—Publishers Weekly

If you read only one fantasy this year, this is the one.

About the Author

Born in Richland, Washington in 1951, Orson Scott Card grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He lived in Brazil for two years as an unpaid missionary for the Mormon Church and received degrees from Brigham Young University (1975) and the University of Utah (1981). The author of numerous books, Card was the first writer to receive both the Hugo and Nebula awards for best novel two years in a row, first for Ender's Game and then for the sequel Speaker for the Dead. He lives with his wife and children in North Carolina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812502121
Author:
Card, Orson Scott
Publisher:
Tor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Fantasy - Series
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
Fantasy - Historical
Subject:
Maker, alvin (fictitious character)
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Epic
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st mass market ed.
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Tales of Alvin Maker (Paperback)
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
19891231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
6.8 x 4.22 x 0.985 in

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The Tales of Alvin Maker III

“The most important work of American fantasy since Stephen Donaldsons original Thomas covenant trilogy.”—Chicago Sun-Times

Praise for The Tales of Alvin Maker

“A tribute to the art of storytelling. . . highly recommended.”—Library Journal

“Card has uncovered a rich vein of folklore and magic here, to which his assured handling of old time religion and manifest love of children is admirably suited: an appealing and intriguing effort.”—Kirkus Reviews

“A beguiling book. . . robust but reflective blend of folktale, history, parable and personal testimony, pioneer narrative. The series promises to be a ‘story of deep delight.”—Publishers Weekly

“Card is one of the most important writers in the field.”—Ben Bova

“[Cards] versatility of style, subject, and approach makes him unique in the SF field!”—Anne McCaffrey

“With the third installment in his tales of Alvin Maker series, Cards alternative frontier America epic continues to be a significant event in fantasy publishing.”—Booklist

“The best fantasy series now in progress.”—Publishers Weekly

If you read only one fantasy this year, this is the one.

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