Ender's Game

by Orson Scott Card | Science Fiction & Fantasy | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0812550706 Global Overview for this book
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Journal Entry 1 by wingkaila-annwing from Galivants Ferry, South Carolina USA on Friday, February 08, 2019
Bought at the Conway, SC library.

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In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn't make the cut—young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.

Ender's skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister.

Is Ender the general Earth needs? But Ender is not the only result of the genetic experiments. The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Ender's two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. If, that is, the world survives.

Journal Entry 2 by wingkaila-annwing at Galivants Ferry, South Carolina USA on Monday, June 17, 2019
This book wants to do some traveling . . .

Journal Entry 3 by wingkaila-annwing at -- By post or by hand --, South Carolina USA on Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Released 1 wk ago (2/11/2020 UTC) at -- By post or by hand --, South Carolina USA

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Journal Entry 4 by wingadrienne10wing at Seattle, Washington USA on Friday, February 14, 2020
Received in the mail yesterday in a box choc-ful of books for my office leave-a-book-take-a-book shelf! Thanks so much for this wishlist tag treasure box!

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