The Changed Man

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Macmillan, 1992 - Fiction - 246 pages
16 Reviews
This collection of 11 tales of dread from the fertile imagination of Orson Scott Card includes the first paperback publication of "Memories of My Head" and "Freeway Games" along with the modern classics such as "Lost Boys" and the title story, "The Changed Man and the King of Words". Card is the award-winning author of Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead.
  

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Review: The Changed Man (Maps in a Mirror #1)

User Review  - Melody Philbrick - Goodreads

collection of short stories, incorrectly labeled in Overdrive as "The Hanged Man" creepy stories, good introductions to each Read full review

Review: The Changed Man (Maps in a Mirror #1)

User Review  - Rpaustenbaugh - Goodreads

A number of very dark stories, just about half were quite thought provoking but in general it left me a little disturbed. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Eumenides in the Fourth Floor Lavatory
5
Quietus
26
Deep Breathing Exercises
44
Fat Farm
54
Closing the Timelid
69
Freeway Games
87
A Sepulchre of Songs
103
Prior Restraint
134
The Changed Man and the King of Words
149
Memories of My Head
191
Lost Boys
200
Afterword
225
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

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). His novel Ender's Game and its sequel Speaker for the Dead, both won Hugo and Nebula awards, making Card the only author to win both prizes in consecutive years. His titles Shadows in Flight, Ruins, Ender's Game, and Earth Afire made The New York Times Best Seller List. He is also the author of the First Formic War Series, which includes the title Earth Unaware.

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