Item description for El juego de Ender by Orson Scott Card, Jose Maria Rodelgo & Antonio Sanchez...
Overview A veteran of years of simulated war games, Ender believes he is engaged in one more computer war game when in truth he is commanding the last fleet of Earth against an alien race seeking the complete destruction of Earth.
Aliens have attacked Earth twice and have nearly destroyed the human species. To make sure humans win the next encounter, the world government has begun breeding military geniuses and training them in the arts of war. Early soldier training takes the form of 'games,' and Ender Wiggin is a genius among geniuses; he outmaneuvers each opponent he encounters. He is smart enough to know that time is running out, but he has not yet played a game as intricate as trying to save the planet.
La Tierra se ve amenazada por una raza extraterrestre que se comunica telepáticamente y considera no tener nada en común con los humanos, a los que quiere destruir. Para vencerles es necesario un genio militar y por ello se ha permitido el nacimiento de Ender. Ender es un genio y puede ganar todos los juegos usados por en gobierno para entrenar el ejército a proteger la Tierra. Pero salvar la planeta va a ser el juego más complicado que Ender ha jugado en su vida.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 4.5" Height: 7" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Jul 15, 2005
Publisher Ediciones B
ISBN 8466616896 ISBN13 9788466616898
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More About Orson Scott Card, Jose Maria Rodelgo & Antonio Sanchez
Best known for his science fiction novels Ender's Game and Ender's Shadow, Orson Scott Card has written in many other forms and genres. Beginning with dozens of plays and musical comedies produced in the 1960s and 70s, Card's first published fiction appeared in 1977 -- the short story "Gert Fram" in the July issue of The Ensign, and the novelette version of "Ender's Game" in the August issue of Analog.
The novel-length version of Ender's Game, published in 1984 and continuously in print since then, became the basis of the 2013 film, starring Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Hailee Steinfeld, Viola Davis, and Abigail Breslin.
While Card's early science fiction stories and novels were earning attention (Card won the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer in 1978), he supported his family primarily by writing scripts for audiotapes produced by Living Scriptures of Ogden, Utah.
Later, in the mid-1980s, while the novel version of Ender's Game and its sequel Speaker for the Dead were winning the Hugo and Nebula awards, he also wrote the screenplays for animated children's videos from the New Testament and Book of Mormon.
Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s. Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays. He frequently teaches writing and literature courses at Southern Virginia University.
He is the author many novels, from the 18 science fiction books set in the Ender Universe, to the American frontier fantasy series "The Tales of Alvin Maker" (beginning with Seventh Son), to stand-alone science fiction and fantasy novels like Pastwatch and Hart's Hope. He has collaborated with his daughter Emily Card on a manga series, Laddertop. He has also written contemporary thrillers like Empire and historical novels like the monumental Saints and the religious novels Sarah and Rachel and Leah. Card's recent work includes the Mithermages books (Lost Gate, Gate Thief), contemporary magical fantasy for readers both young and old.
Card lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, where his primary activities are writing a review column for the local Rhinoceros Times and feeding birds, squirrels, chipmunks, possums, and raccoons on the patio.
Harlan Ellison has written or edited 75 books and more than 1700 stories, essays, articles, and newspaper columns as well as two dozen teleplays and a dozen motion pictures. He won the Hugo award nine times, the Nebula award three times, the Bram Stoker award six times (including The Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996), the Edgar Allan Poe Award of the Mystery Writers of America twice, the Georges Melies fantasy film award twice, and was awarded the Silver Pen for Journalism by PEN, the international writer's union. Harlan has garnered two Audie Awards for the best in audio recordings. Along with Stefan Rudnicki and other narrators, Harlan read the 20th anniversary edition of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game, published by Macmillan Audio.
Stefan Rudnicki was born in Poland and now resides in Studio City, California. He has narrated more than 100 audiobooks, and has participated in more than a thousand as a narrator, writer, producer, or director. He is a recipient of multiple Audie Awards and AudioFile Earphones Awards as well as a Grammy Award as an audiobook producer. Along with casts of other narrators, Stefan has read a number of Orson Scott Card's best-selling science fiction novels, published by Macmillan Audio. In reviewing the 20th anniversary edition audiobook of Card's Ender's Game, Publishers Weekly stated, "Card's phenomenal emotional depth comes through in the quiet, carefully paced speech of each performer...In particular, Rudnicki, with his lulling, sonorous voice, does a fine job articulating Ender's inner struggle between the kind, peaceful boy he wants to be and the savage, violent actions he is frequently forced to take. This is a wonderful way to experience Card's best-known and most celebrated work, both for longtime fans and for newcomers."
Orson Scott Card currently resides in Greensboro, in the state of North Carolina. Orson Scott Card was born in 1951.