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Shadow of the Giant Audiobook

Shadow of the Giant

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Bean, once the smallest student at the Battle School, and Ender Wiggin's right hand, has grown to be a power on Earth. He served the Hegemon as strategist and general in the terrible wars that followed Ender's defeat of the alien empire attacking Earth. Now he wishes for a safe place to build a family, something he has never known, but there is nowhere on Earth that does not harbor his enemies; old enemies from the days in Ender's Jeesh, new enemies from the wars on Earth. To find security, Bean and Petra must once again follow in Ender's footsteps. They must leave Earth behind, in the control of the Hegemon, and look to the stars.

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©2005 Orson Scott Card; (P)2005 Audio Renaissance, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC

What the Critics Say

2005 Audie Award Nominee, Science-Fiction

"The novels of Orson Scott Card's Ender series are an intriguing combination of action, military and political strategy, elaborate war games, and psychology." (USA Today)

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    Loved it,however, my heart is a bit broken. I won't spoil it but, it was everything I had hoped it would be.

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    Renewed love for the series! Also would strongly encourage readers to read the book of short stories released before this book. Gave a lot more insight into the parents.

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    "Great book"

    This was one of the best audio books I have ever listen to. The problem is, is that it was also one of the saddest and most heart wrenching books I have ever listened to.

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    This is my favorite in the series so far. I was riveted the whole time. I wish this series could be on TV.

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    norcal.girl21 02-21-16 Member Since 2015

    A book addict just listening my way through work and graduate school.

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    "Another Win for the Enderverse!"

    I like this book much better than the one that comes just before it. There are still a few problems occasionally with the audio, but nothing that I remember being too distracting. Another great book by Orson Scott Card!

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    Ive been listening to these books in the order they were printed and the series just keeps getting better and better. At first I didnt know if I would enjoy the story without Ender in it, especially if it focused on Peter, but Scott makes you live all his characters. Powerful ending to the current set of books. I will miss these characters greatly. Sad the ride is over, but wouldnt want to miss it for anything. Dont miss this one!!!

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    "Ends the Bean series on a good note."

    Good narration and much better story than Shadow Puppets. Great way to end the series.

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    "dreaded to hit "pause""

    excellent reading by the narrators. I didn't miss music between chapters at all. good job.

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    "A story of human experience that'll reshape you."

    A beautiful and tragic tale that wraps through political mystery and intrigue w/in the confounds of science. This is a work of OSC that will be remembered as a marquee experience in the genree.

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    this is one of the best series I've ever listened to! must read! the performances are stellar

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