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First Meetings - In Ender's Universe

Orson Scott Card

Welcome to the Enderverse. When Orson Scott Card first published "Ender's Game" as a novella in 1977, few would have predicted that it would become one of the most successful ventures in publishing history. Expanded into a novel in 1985, Ender's Game won both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novel. Never out of print and translated into dozens of languages, it is the rare work of fiction that can truly be said to have transcended a genre. Ender's Game and its sequels have won dozens of prestigious awards and are as popular today among teens and young readers as adults. First Meetings is an audiobook collection of three novellas-plus the original "Ender's Game"-that journey into the origins and the destiny of one Ender Wiggin. "The Polish Boy" begins in the wake between the first two Bugger Wars when the Hegemony is desperate to recruit brilliant military commanders to repel the alien invasion. In John Paul Wiggin-the future father of Ender -they believe they may have found their man. Or boy. In "Teacher's Pest"-a novella written especially for this collection-a brilliant but insufferably arrogant John Paul Wiggin, now an American university student, matches wits with an equally brilliant graduate student named Theresa Brown. It is many years since the end of the Bugger Wars in "The Investment Counselor." Ender's reputation as a hero and savior has suffered a horrible reversal. Banished from Earth and slandered as a mass murderer, twenty-year-old Andrew Wiggin wanders incognito from planet to planet as a fugitive. Until a blackmailing tax inspector compromises his identity and threatens to expose Ender the Xenocide.

Welcome to the Enderverse. When Orson Scott Card first published "Ender's Game" as a novella in 1977, few would have predicted that it would become one of the most successful ventures in publishing history. Expanded into a novel in 1985, Ender's Game won both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novel. Never out of print and translated into dozens of languages, it is the rare work of fiction that can truly be said to have transcended a genre. Ender's Game and its sequels have won dozens of prestigious awards and are as popular today among teens and young readers as adults. First Meetings is an audiobook collection of three novellas-plus the original "Ender's Game"-that journey into the origins and the destiny of one Ender Wiggin. "The Polish Boy" begins in the wake between the first two Bugger Wars when the Hegemony is desperate to recruit brilliant military commanders to repel the alien invasion. In John Paul Wiggin-the future father of Ender -they believe they may have found their man. Or boy. In "Teacher's Pest"-a novella written especially for this collection-a brilliant but insufferably arrogant John Paul Wiggin, now an American university student, matches wits with an equally brilliant graduate student named Theresa Brown. It is many years since the end of the Bugger Wars in "The Investment Counselor." Ender's reputation as a hero and savior has suffered a horrible reversal. Banished from Earth and slandered as a mass murderer, twenty-year-old Andrew Wiggin wanders incognito from planet to planet as a fugitive. Until a blackmailing tax inspector compromises his identity and threatens to expose Ender the Xenocide.
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Welcome to the Enderverse. When Orson Scott Card first published "Ender's Game" as a novella in 1977, few would have predicted that it would become one of the most successful ventures in publishing history. Expanded into a novel in 1985, Ender's Game won both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novel. Never out of print and translated into dozens of languages, it is the rare work of fiction that can truly be said to have transcended a genre. Ender's Game and its sequels have won dozens of prestigious awards and are as popular today among teens and young readers as adults. First Meetings is an audiobook collection of three novellas-plus the original "Ender's Game"-that journey into the origins and the destiny of one Ender Wiggin. "The Polish Boy" begins in the wake between the first two Bugger Wars when the Hegemony is desperate to recruit brilliant military commanders to repel the alien invasion. In John Paul Wiggin-the future father of Ender -they believe they may have found their man. Or boy. In "Teacher's Pest"-a novella written especially for this collection-a brilliant but insufferably arrogant John Paul Wiggin, now an American university student, matches wits with an equally brilliant graduate student named Theresa Brown. It is many years since the end of the Bugger Wars in "The Investment Counselor." Ender's reputation as a hero and savior has suffered a horrible reversal. Banished from Earth and slandered as a mass murderer, twenty-year-old Andrew Wiggin wanders incognito from planet to planet as a fugitive. Until a blackmailing tax inspector compromises his identity and threatens to expose Ender the Xenocide.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Gabrielle de Cuir, Stefan Rudnicki, Amanda Karr

Length:

5h 16m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:56


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:54


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:07


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:52


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:16


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:06


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:53


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:14


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:15


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:36


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:11


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:02


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:33


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:57


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:40


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:04


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:02


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:00


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:07


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:34


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:02


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:12


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:42


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:38


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:14


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:34


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:07


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:09


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:53


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:54


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:18


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:22


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:20


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:12


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:51


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:30


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:47


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:14


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:29


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:09


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:12


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:01


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:54


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:57


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:03


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:37


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:17


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:02


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:12


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:22


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:01


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:57