Shadow Puppets

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Orbit, 2002 - Bean (Fictitious character : Card) - 348 pages
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Follow the fates of Ender's fellow pupils from Battle School - now facing terrible new challenges, both personal and political. Manoeuvring through international politics and war, Peter Wiggin and Achilles are each determined to defeat the other and become Hegemon.

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User Review  - buffalogr - LibraryThing

This book is about the battle school alumni making good or bad things happen in the world. The first part of this book deals mainly with the character’s relationships-- the second half is more ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel.Estes - LibraryThing

It's hard to believe that Shadow Puppets came from the same author as two of my favorite books, Ender's Game and Pastwatch. Card's characters behave so oddly that I was frequently jolted out of the ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

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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