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Xenocide
By Orson Scott Card, Scott Brick (narrator) and Gabrielle De Cuir (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher St Martins Pr
Publication date March 7, 2006
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781593974787
ISBN-10 1593974787
Dimensions 2 by 5.25 by 5.75 in.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $59.95
Other format details audio
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
In Lusitania, Ender found a world where humans and pequininos and the Hive Queen could all live together; where three very different intelligent species could find common ground at last. But Lusitania also harbors the descolada, a virus that kills all humans it infects, but which the pequininos require in order to become adults. The Startways Congress so fears the effects of the descolada, should it escape from Lusitania, that they have ordered the destruction of the entire planet, and all who live there. The Fleet is on its way and a second xenocide seems inevitable. Until the fleet vanishes.

The task of discovering how the ships disappeared falls to Gloriously Bright, the most brilliant analytical mind in a world of people bred for superintelligence. There is little doubt that she can solve the puzzle; but will she choose life or death for the three races who live on Lusitania?
 
Xenocide is the third novel in Orson Scott Card's Ender Quintet.


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780312850562
 
from Tor Books (July 1, 1991)
9780312850562 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $21.95
About: Days after all communication between Earth and the fleet sent to destroy Lusitania is cut, a young woman named Gloriously Bright is sent to locate the Lusitania Fleet, a mission that exposes her to an artificial intelligence
Paperback
Book cover for 9780312861872 Book cover for 9780812509250
 
1 edition from Tor Books (August 1, 1996)
9780312861872 | details & prices | 394 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $18.99
About: Afraid that the descolada--the deadly virus that the pequininos require to transform themselves into adults--may escape the confines of Lusitania, the Starways Congress orders the destruction of the entire planet
Reissue edition from Tor Books (August 1, 1992)
9780812509250 | details & prices | 4.00 × 6.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $8.99
About: Afraid that the descolada--the deadly virus that the pequininos require to transform themselves into adults--may escape the confines of Lusitania, the Starways Congress orders the destruction of the entire planet
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781593974787
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Gabrielle De Cuir (other contributor), Scott Brick (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from St Martins Pr (March 7, 2006)
9781593974787 | details & prices | 5.25 × 5.75 × 2.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $59.95
About: In Lusitania, Ender found a world where humans and pequininos and the Hive Queen could all live together; where three very different intelligent species could find common ground at last.
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781559271615 Book cover for 9781574535433
 
With David Birney (other contributor), Gabrielle De Cuir (other contributor), Scott Brick (other contributor), Amanda Karr (other contributor), Stefan Rudnicki (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Audio Literature (June 1, 2003)
9781574535433 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 2.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $53.00
About: Afraid that the descolada--the deadly virus that the pequininos require to transform themselves into adults--may escape the confines of Lusitania, the Starways Congress orders the destruction of the entire planet.
from St Martins Pr (July 1, 1991)
9781559271615 | details & prices | 4.75 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $15.95
About: This sequel to Ender's Game continues the story of Ender Wiggin and the three sapient races on Lusitania.
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606121194
 
Reprint edition from Demco Media (August 1, 1992)
9780606121194 | details & prices | 4.75 × 7.00 × 1.50 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $16.76
About: Afraid that the descolada--the deadly virus that the pequininos require to transform themselves into adults--may escape the confines of Lusitania, the Starways Congress orders the destruction of the entire planet
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780785716341 Book cover for 9781417646517 Book cover for 9781435233409
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 11, 2008)
9781435233409 | details & prices | 394 pages | List price $24.95
About: The war for survival of the planet Lusitania will be fought in the heart of a child named Gloriously Bright.
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780785716341 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.50 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $19.65
About: Afraid that the descolada--the deadly virus that the pequininos require to transform themselves into adults--may escape the confines of Lusitania, the Starways Congress orders the destruction of the entire planet
from Turtleback Books (July 1, 1996)
9781417646517 | details & prices | 394 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $28.10
About: Afraid that the descolada--the deadly virus that the pequininos require to transform themselves into adults--may escape the confines of Lusitania, the Starways Congress orders the destruction of the entire planet

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