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Children of the Mind

Card, Orson Scott

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ISBN 10: 0312853955 / ISBN 13: 9780312853952
Published by Tor Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1996
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by author on a bookplate affixed to front end page (signature only). $23.95 price present on DJ flap. The conclusion of the Ender's Saga. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 028011

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Title: Children of the Mind

Publisher: Tor Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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In the epic conclusion of the Ender saga, Ender Wiggin confronts his ultimate challenge when his adopted world, Lusitania, is threatened by his old planet-destroying weapon, and his ally, Jane, is about to be killed off by the Starways Congress. By the author of Ender's Game.

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Children of the Mind, fourth in the Ender series, is the conclusion of the story begun in the third book, Xenocide. The author unravels Ender's life and reweaves the threads into unexpected new patterns, including an apparent reincarnation of his threatening older brother, Peter, not to mention another "sister" Valentine. Multiple storylines entwine, as the threat of the Lusitania-bound fleet looms ever nearer. The self-aware computer, Jane, who has always been more than she seemed, faces death at human hands even as she approaches godhood. At the same time, the characters hurry to investigate the origins of the descolada virus before they lose their ability to travel instantaneously between the stars. There is plenty of action and romance to season the text's analyses of Japanese culture and the flux and ebb of civilizations. But does the author really mean to imply that Ender's wife literally bores him to death? --Brooks Peck

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