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Prentice Alvin
By Orson Scott Card and Nana Visitor (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dove Entertainment Inc
Publication date April 1, 1999
Binding Cassette/Spoken Word
Edition Abridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780787118419
ISBN-10 0787118419
Dimensions 1 by 3.75 by 7.25 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Business
Original list price $25.00
Other format details audio
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Alvin returns to his birthplace to become the blacksmith's apprentice and also to learn--hopefully with the help of the Torch-girl--to be a Maker.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: [Audio CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case]

[Read by Orson Scott Card, Gabrielle De Cuir, Stefan Rudnicki]

The saga of Alvin Maker, set in an alternative version of the American frontier country, continues, in a tale full of folklore and magic.

Young Alvin returns to the town of his birth and begins his apprenticeship with Makepeace Smith, committing seven years of his life in exchange for the skills and knowledge of a blacksmith. But Alvin must also learn to control and use his own talent, that of a Maker, else his destiny will be unfulfilled.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780312931414
 
from Tor Books (February 1, 1989)
9780312931414 | details & prices | List price $17.95
About: Alvin returns to his birthplace to become the blacksmith's apprentice and also to learn--hopefully with the help of the Torch-girl--to be a Maker
Paperback
Book cover for 9780812502121
 
from Tor Fantasy (December 1, 1989)
9780812502121 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.36 lbs | List price $7.99
About: Alvin returns to his birthplace to become the blacksmith's apprentice and also to learn--hopefully with the help of the Torch-girl--to be a Maker
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780787118419 Book cover for 9781574534856
 
With Nana Visitor (other contributor) | Abridged edition from Audio Literature (January 1, 2002)
9781574534856 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Alvin returns to his birthplace to become the blacksmith's apprentice and also to learn--hopefully with the help of the Torch-girl--to be a Maker.
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With Nana Visitor (other contributor) | Abridged edition from Dove Entertainment Inc (April 1, 1999)
9780787118419 | details & prices | 3.75 × 7.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Alvin returns to his birthplace to become the blacksmith's apprentice and also to learn--hopefully with the help of the Torch-girl--to be a Maker.
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606117616
 
Reprint edition from Demco Media (December 1, 1989)
9780606117616 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $15.64
About: Alvin returns to his birthplace to become the blacksmith's apprentice and also to learn--hopefully with the help of the Torch-girl--to be a Maker
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613176446
 
from Turtleback Books (March 1, 2001)
9780613176446 | details & prices | List price $14.70
About: [Audio CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case][Read by Orson Scott Card, Gabrielle De Cuir, Stefan Rudnicki] The saga of Alvin Maker, set in an alternative version of the American frontier country, continues, in a tale full of folklore and magic.

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