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Empire

Empire( )
Author: Card, Orson Scott
Series title:Empire Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7653-1860-2
Publication Date:Nov 2006
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
Imprint:Tor Books
Book Format:Leather / fine binding
List Price:USD $100.00
Book Description:

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...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10.3 x 1.7 Inches
Book Weight:1.606 Pounds
Author Biography
Card, Orson Scott (Author)
Orson Scott Byron Walley Card, was born in 1951 and studied theater at Brigham Young University. He received his B.A. in 1975 and his M.A. in English in 1981. He wrote plays during that time, including Stone Tables (1973) and the musical, Father, Mother, Mother and Mom (1974).

A Mormon, Scott served a two-year mission in Brazil before starting work as a journalist in Utah. He also designed games at Lucas Film Games, 1989-92. He is best known for his science fiction novels, including the popular Ender series. Well known titles include A Planet Called Treason (1979), Treasure Box (1996), and Heartfire (1998). He has also written the guide called How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy (1990).

His novel Ender's Game and its sequel Speaker for the Dead, both won Hugo and Nebula awards, making Card the only author to win both prizes in consecutive years. His titles Shadows in Flight, Ruins and Ender's Game made The New York Times Best Seller List. He is also the author of The First Formic War Series, which includes the titles Earth Unaware, Earth Afire, and Earth Awakens.

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