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The Folk of the Fringe

By: Orson Scott Card
Narrated by: Scott Brick, Stefan Rudnicki, Emily Janice Card, Richard Brewer
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Publisher's summary

Only a few nuclear weapons fell. But in the chaos of famine and plague, there existed a few pockets of order. The strongest of them was the state of Deseret. The climate has changed, and the lake has filled up. There, on the fringes, brave, hardworking pioneers are making the desert bloom again.
©1990 Orson Scott Card (P)2006 Audible Inc.

Critic reviews

"This is one of the strongest SF story collections of the past few years." (Publishers Weekly)