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Cover of: Ender's Shadow | Orson Scott Card
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This is Bean's installment of Orson Scott Card's Ender's saga. It is a great character building book for those who have read Ender's Game and want to know more about Bean and his background.

Here is the description from the back of the book:

Welcome to Battleschool.

Growing up is never easy. But try living on the mean streets as a child begging for food and fighting like a dog with ruthless gangs of starving kids who wouldn't hesitate to pound your skull into pulp for a scrap of apple. If Bean has learned anything on the streets, it's how to survive. And not with fists. He is way too small for that. But with brains.

Bean is a genius with a magician's ability to zero in on his enemy and exploit his weakness.

What better quality for a future general to lead the Earth in a final climactic battle against a hostile alien race, known as Buggers. At Battleschool Bean meets and befriends another future commander - Ender Wiggins - perhaps his only true rival.

Only one problem: for Bean and Ender, the future is now.

7 editions First published in 1999

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Ender's Shadow
July 28, 2005, Audio Renaissance
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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Ender's Shadow
January 9, 2002, Audio Literature
Audio Cassette in English - Abridged edition
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Ender's Shadow.
in English
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Ender's Shadow
May 2002, Tandem Library
School & Library Binding in English
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Ender's Shadow: A Parallel Novel to Ender's Game (Ender's Game)
September 1999, Perfection Learning Prebound
Unknown Binding
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Ender's shadow
1999, Orbit
in English
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Ender's shadow
1999, Tom Doherty Associates Book
in English - 1st ed.


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