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Titre : THE CALL OF EARTH .
Éditeur : Tor ., New York
Date d'édition : 1993
Reliure : Hardcover
Signé : Signed by Author(s)
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, leather. First edition. Limited to 225 copies of which this is one of 200 numbered copies signed by Card. Second book of the "Homecoming" series. On the planet Harmony survivors from a ruined Earth live in a eutopia maintained by a computer, which is failing. The only repair lies light-years distant on Earth and the only way to get there is to teach forbidden technology to a few select people. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. A fine copy in imitation leather slipcase without dust jacket as issued. (#72057). N° de réf. du libraire 72057
Synopsis : As Harmony's Oversoul grows weaker, a great warrior has arisen to challenge its bans. His name is Moozh, and he has won control of an army using forbidden technology. Now he is aiming his soldiers at the city of Basilica, that strong fortress above the Plain.
Basilica remains in turmoil. Wetchik and his sons are not strong enough to stop a army. Can Rasa and her allies defeat him through intrigue, or will Moozh take the city and all who are in it?
A propos de l'auteur:
Born in Richland, Washington in 1951, Orson Scott Card grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He lived in Brazil for two years as an unpaid missionary for the Mormon Church and received degrees from Brigham Young University (1975) and the University of Utah (1981). The author of numerous books, Card was the first writer to receive both the Hugo and Nebula awards for best novel two years in a row, first for Ender's Game and then for the sequel Speaker for the Dead. He lives with his wife and children in North Carolina.
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