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St. Martin's Press, 1990 - Fiction - 309 pages
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For the first time in paperback, here is Card's classic masterpiece, A PlanetCalled Treason, totally revised. Treason is a planet torn by warring factionsand imprisoned by a superior alien race. But now, the seeds of revolution arebeing sown. Martin's.

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User Review  - AuntieClio - LibraryThing

I have such a complicated relationship with Card. It's a love the way he tells stories/disappointed in his involvement with the homophobic National Organization for Marriage. Treason was written ... Read full review

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User Review  - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing

I very much enjoyed the first half of this book. I felt that it set up an interesting situation and characters: Lanik is a young man from a clan which has learned to genetically regenerate themselves ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

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 and Ender's Game made The New York Times Best Seller List. He is also the author of The First Formic War Series, which includes the titles Earth Unaware, Earth Afire, and Earth Awakens.

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