The Resource Ender's shadow, Orson Scott Card, (electronic resource)

Ender's shadow, Orson Scott Card, (electronic resource)

Label
Ender's shadow
Title
Ender's shadow
Statement of responsibility
Orson Scott Card
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Orson Scott Card brings us back to the very beginning of his brilliant Ender Quartet, with the novel that begins The Shadow Series and allows us to reenter Ender's world anew. With all the power of his original creation, Ender's Shadow is Card's parallel volume to Ender's Game, a book that expands and complements the first, enhancing its power, illuminating its events and its powerful conclusion. The human race is at War with the "Buggers", an insect-like alien race. The first battles went badly, and now as Earth prepares to defend itself against the imminent threat of total destruction at the hands of an inscrutable alien enemy, all focus is on the development and training 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 then 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. He first appeared on the streets of Rotterdam, a tiny child with a mind leagues beyond anyone else's. He knew he could not survive through strength; he used his tactical genius to gain acceptance into a children's gang, and then to help make that gang a template for success for all the others. He civilized them, and lived to grow older. Bean's desperate struggle to live, and 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...."--Amazon.com
Member of
Cataloging source
ORE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Card, Orson Scott
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.A655
LC item number
E58 1999eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Ender saga
Series volume
5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wiggin, Ender
  • Bean
  • Space warfare
  • Child soldiers
  • War games
  • Science fiction, American
  • Adventure
Label
Ender's shadow, Orson Scott Card, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=560815D9-106E-4EB7-A9BB-64719BBF9A8C
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Urchin -- Poke -- Kitchen -- Payback -- Memories -- Launchy -- Ready or Not -- Ender's Shadow -- Explorarion -- Good Student -- Scholar -- Garden of Sofic -- Sneaky -- Daddy -- Roster -- Soldier -- Dragon Army -- Brothers -- Courage -- Companion -- Leader -- Deadline -- Friend -- Rebel -- Trial and Error -- Victor -- Guesswork -- Reunion -- Ender's Game -- Homecoming
Control code
o860722087
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (379 pages).
Form of item
  • direct electronic
  • online
Isbn
9781429963985
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o860722087
  • (OCoLC)860722087
Label
Ender's shadow, Orson Scott Card, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=560815D9-106E-4EB7-A9BB-64719BBF9A8C
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Urchin -- Poke -- Kitchen -- Payback -- Memories -- Launchy -- Ready or Not -- Ender's Shadow -- Explorarion -- Good Student -- Scholar -- Garden of Sofic -- Sneaky -- Daddy -- Roster -- Soldier -- Dragon Army -- Brothers -- Courage -- Companion -- Leader -- Deadline -- Friend -- Rebel -- Trial and Error -- Victor -- Guesswork -- Reunion -- Ender's Game -- Homecoming
Control code
o860722087
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (379 pages).
Form of item
  • direct electronic
  • online
Isbn
9781429963985
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o860722087
  • (OCoLC)860722087

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