Red Prophet: The Tales of Alvin Maker 1 Premiere

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Marvel Comics, Jun 13, 2007 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 168 pages
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Things are not always what they seem in an alternate American history where folk magic actually works, and there is certainly more than meets the eye to Lolla-Wossiky, a perpetually drunk Shaw-Nee who cannot seem to shake his addiction to whiskey. But as Lolla-Wossiky ventures north in search of his dream beast, he also is on a quest to cure the ceaseless presence of the "black noise" - a shroud of darkness inside his head created by the violent death of his father that he can only push back when he is drinking. But along the voyage, an experience in Wobbish territory will change Lolla-Wossiky's life forever, and change him from a drunken Red Man into the wise and powerful Red Prophet.

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Review: Red Prophet (Red Prophet: The Tales of Alvin Maker #2)

User Review  - Jonathan Funk - Goodreads

Just as engaging as the first novel, but in totally new ways. Unexpected turn from where I was expecting the story to go! Read full review

Review: Red Prophet (Red Prophet: The Tales of Alvin Maker #2)

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

My least favorite in the series, but at the same time, a very necessary part of the story. As in life, things aren't always exciting and obviously important. Sometimes it's the drab moments that really get your life going later on. Read full review


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Orson Scott Byron Walley Card, was born in 1951 and studied theater at Brigham Young University. He received his B.A. in 1975 and his M.A. in English in 1981. He wrote plays during that time, including Stone Tables (1973) and the musical, Father, Mother, Mother and Mom (1974). A Mormon, Scott served a two year mission in Brazil before starting work as a journalist in Utah. He also designed games at Lucas Film Games, 1989-92. He is best known for his science fiction novels, including the popular Ender series. Well known titles include A Planet Called Treason (1979), Treasure Box (1996), and Heartfire (1998). He has also written the guide called How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy (1990). He is the recipient of a Hugo and a Nebula award.