Speaker for the Dead

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Speaker for the Dead

By Orson Scott Card; Orson Scott Card (Introduction by)

Tor Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780812550757, 382pp.

Publication Date: April 5, 1996

Description

In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War.

Now, long years later, a second alien race has been discovered, but again the aliens' ways are strange and frightening...again, humans die. And it is only the Speaker for the Dead, who is also Ender Wiggin the Xenocide, who has the courage to confront the mystery...and the truth.

"Speaker for the Dead," the second novel in Orson Scott Card's Ender Quintet, is the winner of the 1986 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 1987 Hugo Award for Best Novel.



About the Author
Orson Scott Card has won several Hugo and Nebula Awards for his works of speculative fiction, among them the Ender series and The Tales of Alvin Maker. He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife and four children.

Orson Scott Card has won several Hugo and Nebula Awards for his works of speculative fiction, among them the Ender series and The Tales of Alvin Maker. He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife and four children.


Praise For Speaker for the Dead

"A great read!"--UPI Reviews

"Less brash than Ender's Game, Speaker for the Dead may be a much better book. Don't miss it!--Analog

"Told with compassion and keen insight, this powerful sequel to Ender's Game is highly recommended."--Library Journal