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Orson Scott Card is an American author, working in numerous genres. He is best known for his novel Ender's Game and its many sequels. Ender's Game and its sequel Speaker for the Dead were both awarded the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award, making Card the only author (as of 2007) to win both of Science Fiction's top prizes in consecutive years.

His writing is dominated by detailed characterization and moral issues. As Card says, "We care about moral issues, nobility, decency, happiness, goodness—the issues that matter in the real world, but which can only be addressed, in their purity, in fiction."

A member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the LDS or Mormon Church), he draws stories for some of his novels directly from scripture or church history. His religious and political beliefs have drawn the ire of some science fiction fans, making him a provocative figure within the genre.

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Books (Sort by Title)[48 books listed]
 A War of Gifts: An Ender Storyn/a2007n/a
 Future on Icen/a2006n/a
 Lost Boysn/an/an/a
 Master Alvin7n/a10/10
 Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the 20th Centuryn/a2004n/a
 The Crystal City6200310/10
 The Folk Of The Fringen/a1991n/a
 The Lost Gaten/a2011n/a
 Dragons of Lightn/a19808/10
 Ender in Exile520089/10
 Ender's Shadow120009/10
 Hot Sleep: The Worthing Chroniclen/a19799/10
 Lovelock with Kathryn H. Kidd120018/10
 Seventh Son119919/10
 The Call of Earth219949/10
 The Memory of Earth119939/10
 The Worthing Sagan/a19919/10
 Children of the Mind419998/10
 Ender's Game119859/10
 Maps in a Mirror119928/10
 Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbusn/a19968/10
 Red Prophet219918/10
 Shadow of the Giant420058/10
 Shadow of the Hegemon220009/10
 Shadow Puppets320028/10
 Speaker for the Dead219879/10
 The Abyssn/a19897/10
 The Ships of Earth319948/10
 'Treason', or 'A Planet Called Treason'n/a19888/10
 Treasure Boxn/a19968/10
 First Meetings : In the Enderversen/a20036/10
 Hart's Hopen/a19836/10
 Maps in a Mirror 2219927/10
 Prentice Alvin319917/10
 Alvin Journeyman420015/10
 Magic Streetn/a20054/10
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