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Ender's Shadow Audiobook

Ender's Shadow

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Publisher's Summary

The human race is at war with the "Buggers", an insect-like alien race. As Earth prepares to defend itself from total destruction at the hands of an inscrutable enemy, all focus is on the development of military geniuses who can fight such a war, and win. The long distances of interstellar space have given hope to the defenders of Earth, they have time to train these future commanders up from childhood, forging them into an irresistible force in the high orbital facility called the Battle School.

Andrew "Ender" Wiggin was not the only child in the Battle School; he was just the best of the best. In this book, Card tells the story of another of those precocious generals, the one they called Bean, the one who became Ender's right hand, part of his team, in the final battle against the Buggers. Bean's past was a battle just to survive. His success brought him to the attention of the Battle School's recruiters, those people scouring the planet for leaders, tacticians, and generals to save Earth from the threat of alien invasion. Bean was sent into orbit, to the Battle School. And there he met Ender.

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©1999 Orson Scott Card; (P)2005 Audio Renaissance, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC

What the Critics Say

  • Alex Award Winner, 2000

"An exceptional work." (School Library Journal)
"An absorbing, near-flawless performance." (Kirkus)
"As always, everyone will be struck by the power of Card's children, always more and less than human, perfect yet struggling, tragic, yet hopeful, wondrous and strange." (Publishers Weekly)

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    norcal.girl21 12-08-15 Member Since 2015

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

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    "Loving the Ender-verse!"

    First I listened to Ender's Game and I just finished listening to this book. They are both have excellent story lines and excellent actors. I was afraid that since Ender's Shadow was the same story as Ender's Game but from a different perspective that it would be dull and repetitive, but it was anything but! I can't wait to read more books about Bean and Ender!!

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    Amit Hasky 12-07-15
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    "The best from Enders series"

    Who ever read Enders game has to read this one.
    One thing, some time a man narrate a women... Puzzeling

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    Jeoffrey 12-06-15
    Jeoffrey 12-06-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great Book"

    Reading his books in order and this probably has to be my favorite since enders game. always neat to see a different perspective of the story.

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    Romero 11-07-15
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    "As always"

    As always Orson Scott Card's books are fantastic and the detailed performance was amazing. I fully recommend any of the Audiobooks.

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    christie godsey 10-25-15 Member Since 2013
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    "really good book
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    a story of the Ender's Game from little bean's perspective 5 star book including bean's story

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    geneo_72 10-17-15
    geneo_72 10-17-15
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    "Emotional"

    And there is a shadow was an emotional roller coaster where you find yourself both in love with and hating Bean the entire time. Well written sir!

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    jasonguo 09-28-15
    jasonguo 09-28-15 Member Since 2017
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    "This book is brilliant"

    This book's plot are brilliant, with a very fine performance as well, however, the books description of certain things are not very well.

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    Niko Salonen 09-28-15 Member Since 2017
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    "Good"

    Bean's plot was little predictable but all in all this book was very entertaining and nice addition to the enders game

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    James 09-15-15
    James 09-15-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Complimentary to enders game"

    Read both. The world will be more complete, trust me. The movie is also tied to both books.

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    Matt R 09-13-15
    Matt R 09-13-15
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    "As good as Enders Game"

    I loved it. The audio book format was perfect. Really enjoyed it as much as the original Enders Game. Nicely done!

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