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Book Title: Lost Songs: The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card, Vol. 5|
The author of the book: Orson Scott Card
Edition: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Date of issue: December 31st 2009
ISBN 13: 9781441747419
Format files: PDF
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This final volume of Orson Scott Card's five-volume anthology of short works features the "hidden stories," including his first published piece, some tales about Mormon family life and other stylistic departures, and several stories that were later developed into acclaimed novels such as Ender's Game, Songmaster, Invasive Procedures, and the Tales of Alvin Maker series. Watch Card craft a paranoid thriller, a spoof of "serious" contemporary literature, an epic narrative poem, and much more. Card includes background commentaries for each story in his afterwords. Stories include: Ender's Game; Mikal's Songbird; Prentice Alvin and the No-Good Plow; Malpractice; Follower; Hitching; Damn Fine Novel; Billy's Box; The Best Family Home Evening Ever; Bicicleta; I Think Mom and Dad Are Going Crazy, Jerry; and Gert Fram.
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Read information about the authorOrson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead, which are widely read by adults and younger readers, and are increasingly used in schools.
Besides these and other science fiction novels, Card writes contemporary fantasy (Magic Street, Enchantment, Lost Boys), biblical novels (Stone Tables, Rachel and Leah), the American frontier fantasy series The Tales of Alvin Maker (beginning with Seventh Son), poetry (An Open Book), and many plays and scripts.
Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s. Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays. He recently began a longterm position as a professor of writing and literature at Southern Virginia University.
Card currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, and their youngest child, Zina Margaret.
For further details, see the author's Wikipedia page.
For an ordered list of the author's works, see Wikipedia's List of works by Orson Scott Card.