The first tale of Alvin Maker, "Seventh Son", introduced people to a very familiar but just slightly different pioneer America where magic works, and many people have special talents. In "Red Prophet", listeners learn more about those talents, both the minor gifts of the white people and the much grander gifts of the Indians. Abridged. November '98 publication date.
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Volume II of the Tales of Alvin Maker
"Suddenly the saga of Alvin Maker begins to thrill."―Washington Post Book World
"Red Prophet is but a section of a vast American fantasy epic. It is vividly written, and the principal actors―Alvin, Ta-Kumsaw, the Prophet, and Alvin's Gandalfesque mentor Taleswapper―are all complete and memorable characters."―The Philadelphia Inquirer
Come here to the magical America that might have been, and marvel as the tale of Alvin Maker unfolds. The seventh son of a seventh son is a boy of mysterious powers, and he is waking to the mysteries of the land and its own chosen people.
"Harsher, bleaker, and more mystical than Seventh Son, this novel superbly demonstrates Card's solid historical research, keen understanding of religious experience, and, most of all, his mastery of the art of storytelling."―BooklistAbout the Author:
Orson Scott Card is the award-winning author of the Ender saga, the Alvin Maker series and the Homecoming series. He lives with his wife and children in the US.
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Book Description ORBIT (LITT), 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110099609401
Book Description ORBIT (LITT), 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0099609401