Orson Scott Card Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 17 pages of information about the life of Orson Scott Card.
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Orson Scott Card is the award-winning author of over sixty books of science fiction, fantasy, history, and ghost stories. With the creation of Andrew "Ender" Wiggin, the young genius of Ender's Game, Card launched an award-winning career as a science fiction and fantasy writer. Since his debut in the field in 1977, when the short story "Ender's Game" appeared in Analog magazine, Card has become the first writer to win the genre's top awards, the Nebula and the Hugo, for consecutive novels in a continuing series. These two novels--Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead--have been described by Fantasy Review contributor Michael R. Collings as "allegorical disquisitions on humanity, morality, salvation, and redemption"--evaluations that many critics have applied to Card's other works as well. Such thematic concerns, in part influenced by Card's devout Mormonism, are what critics feel set him apart from other writers in...

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