Ender S Game

Autore: Orson Scott Card
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ISBN: 9780765375704
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Child-hero Ender Wiggin must fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race if mankind is to survive.

Ender S Game

Autore: Jed Alger
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ISBN: 9781608872770
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Presents the behind-the-scenes details of the motion picture, featuring interviews, concept art, the visual effects process, and profiles of the cast and crew.

Ender S Game

Autore: Orson Scott Card
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748134204
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The human race faces annihilation. An alien threat is on the horizon, ready to strike. And if humanity is to be defended, the government must create the greatest military commander in history. The brilliant young Ender Wiggin is their last hope. But first he must survive the rigours of a brutal military training program - to prove that he can be the leader of all leaders. A saviour for mankind must be produced, through whatever means possible. But are they creating a hero or a monster? This is the multiple award-winning classic ENDER'S GAME - a groundbreaking tale of war, strategy and survival.

Ender S Game And Philosophy

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Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118386582
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A threat to humanity portending the end of our species lurks in the cold recesses of space. Our only hope is an eleven-year-old boy. Celebrating the long-awaited release of the movie adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s novel about highly trained child geniuses fighting a race of invading aliens, this collection of original essays probes key philosophical questions raised in the narrative, including the ethics of child soldiers, politics on the internet, and the morality of war and genocide. Original essays dissect the diverse philosophical questions raised in Card’s best-selling sci-fi classic, winner of the Nebula and Hugo Awards and which has been translated in 29 languages Publication coincides with planned release of major motion picture adaptation of Ender’s Game starring Asa Butterfield and Harrison Ford Treats a wealth of core contemporary issues in morality and ethics, including child soldiers, the best kind of education and the use and misuse of global communications for political purposes A stand-out addition to the Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series

Ender S Game Graphic Novel

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Editore: Marvel
ISBN: 9780785185338
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Andrew "Ender" Wiggin is 6 years old, bullied, resented and alone. And he might be humanity's only hope. Ender is recruited to the International Fleet's child warriors in training, to fight in defense of the planet. His promise is high, and his teachers are sure he will rise to the test - if Battle School doesn't kill him first! As young Ender rises through the ranks, he struggles to find tranquility, humanity and a connection with something greater than the brutal mechanics of war and strategy. But when he is thrust into Command School at a vastly accelerated pace, will he crack up on the road to becoming the hero that the human race so desperately needs? Sci-fi legend Orson Scott Card's award-winning classic is brought to life! COLLECTING: Ender 's Game : Battle School 1-5, Ender's Game: Comm and School 1-5

Ender In Exile

Autore: Orson Scott Card
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429955706
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After twenty-three years, Orson Scott Card returns to his acclaimed best-selling series with the first true, direct sequel to the classic Ender's Game. In Ender's Game, the world's most gifted children were taken from their families and sent to an elite training school. At Battle School, they learned combat, strategy, and secret intelligence to fight a dangerous war on behalf of those left on Earth. But they also learned some important and less definable lessons about life. After the life-changing events of those years, these children—now teenagers—must leave the school and readapt to life in the outside world. Having not seen their families or interacted with other people for years—where do they go now? What can they do? Ender fought for humanity, but he is now reviled as a ruthless assassin. No longer allowed to live on Earth, he enters into exile. With his sister Valentine, he chooses to leave the only home he's ever known to begin a relativistic—and revelatory—journey beyond the stars. What happened during the years between Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead? What did Ender go through from the ages of 12 through 35? The story of those years has never been told. Taking place 3000 years before Ender finally receives his chance at redemption in Speaker for the Dead, this is the long-lost story of Ender. For twenty-three years, millions of readers have wondered and now they will receive the answers. Ender in Exile is Orson Scott Card's moving return to all the action and the adventure, the profound exploration of war and society, and the characters one never forgot. On one of these ships, there is a baby that just may share the same special gifts as Ender's old friend Bean... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Ender S Game And Philosophy

Autore: D. E. Wittkower
Editore: Open Court
ISBN: 081269841X
Grandezza: 56,44 MB
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Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card’s award-winning 1985 novel, has been discovered and rediscovered by generations of science fiction fans and young adult readers, banned and challenged in schools, assigned in high school English classes, and adopted as reading by the US Marine Corps. Ender's Game and its sequels explores rich themes—the violence and cruelty of children, the role of empathy in war, and the balance of individual dignity and the social good—with compelling elements of a coming-of-age story and exciting and immersive battle scenes. Ender’s Game and Philosophy brings together over thirty philosophers to engage in wide-ranging discussion on the troubling, exciting, and fascinating issues raised in and amidst the excitement and fear of Orson Scott Card’s novels and Gavin Hood’s film. Authors address issues such as: the justifiability of pre-emptive strikes, how Ender’s disconnected and dispassionate violence is mirrored in today’s drone warfare, whether the end of saving the species can justify the most brutal means, the justifiability of lies and deception in wartimes, how military schools produce training in virtue, how Ender as the “good student” is held to a different educational standard, which rules can be broken in games and which cannot, Ender’s world as a mirror of our own surveillance society, the moral hazards of child warriors, the value of Ender’s ability to sympathize with his enemies, the meaning of a “hive-mind,” the limits of our ability to relate to one, the relationship between Ender’s story and Card’s Mormonism. The authors of Ender’s Game and Philosophy challenge readers to confront and work through the conceptual and emotional challenges that Ender’s Game presents, bringing a new light on the idea of a just war, the virtues of the soldier, the nature of childhood, the social value and moral corruption of lies and deception, the practices of education and of leadership, and the serious work of playing games.

Xenocide

Autore: Orson Scott Card
Editore: Tor Books
ISBN: 9781429963961
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The war for survival of the planet Lusitania will be fought in the heart of a child named Gloriously Bright. On Lusitania, Ender found a world where humans and pequininos and the Hive Queen could all live together; where three very different intelligent species could find common ground at last. Or so he thought. Lusitania also harbors the descolada, a virus that kills all humans it infects, but which the pequininos require in order to become adults. The Starways Congress so fears the effects of the descolada, should it escape from Lusitania, that they have ordered the destruction of the entire planet, and all who live there. The Fleet is on its way, a second xenocide seems inevitable. Xenocide is the third novel in Orson Scott Card's Ender Quintet. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

A War Of Gifts

Autore: Orson Scott Card
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429945882
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Orson Scott Card offers a Christmas gift to his millions of fans with A War of Gifts, a short novel set during Ender Wiggin's first years at the Battle School where it is forbidden to celebrate religious holidays. The children come from many nations, many religions; while they are being trained for war, religious conflict between them is not on the curriculum. But Dink Meeker, one of the older students, doesn't see it that way. He thinks that giving gifts isn't exactly a religious observation, and on Sinterklaas Day he tucks a present into another student's shoe. This small act of rebellion sets off a battle royal between the students and the staff, but some surprising alliances form when Ender comes up against a new student, Zeck Morgan. The War over Santa Claus will force everyone to make a choice. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Ender S Game

Autore: Expert Book Reviews
Editore: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781497345751
Grandezza: 45,19 MB
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WARNING: This is not the actual book Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. Do not buy this Review if you are looking for a full copy of this great book.This review offers a detailed look at the positives and negatives of Ender's Game: While Card's use of empathy as a central theme in the novel is interesting, it's overshadowed by the dated feel of the world he created. You'll also read about the novel's most memorable scene, its eye openers, and an alternative outcome. A character reference sheet is included to help you keep track of the many characters. This review of Enders Game also addresses the issue of critical reception, covering what both the readers and the experts like and dislike about the book. You'll also find additional resources if you want to know more about the book or become part of the discussion.Ender's Game is a speculative look at a world where the Cold War never really ended and the entire planet lives in fear of another alien invasion. The military relies on legions of extremely gifted children to plan battles and envision new ways to defeat the enemy. Ender is whisked away to battle school in hopes that he will be the one to save the human race, but what he finds instead is a treacherous world where he can trust no one. He must learn to adapt to the rules of an unspoken, ever-changing game. This comprehensive review covers everything you should know about this beloved children's sci-fi novel, from who would like the book to similar novels you may enjoy.