Speaker for the Dead

Speaker for the Dead

Downloadable Audiobook - 2005
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Three thousand years have passed since Ender Wiggin won humanity's war with the Buggers. Ender remains young, travelling the stars at the speed of relativity; a hundred years or more might pass on Earth while he experiences a month-long voyage. In three thousand years, Ender's name has become anathema: he is the Xenocide, the one who killed the only other sapient race humankind had found in all the galaxy. The only ones, that is, until the planet called Lusitania was discovered and colonized. The discovery was seen as a gift to humanity, a chance to redeem the destruction of the Buggers. Ender, now known only as the Speaker for the Dead, comes to Lusitania to speak for those who have died and discovers that in order to tell the truth about them, he must unravel the secrets of Lusitania.
Publisher: [North Kingstown, R.I.] : BBC Audiobooks America, 2005
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781593974763
Characteristics: 1 sound file (14 hr., 9 min.) : digital
Call Number: eAudio

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Jun 14, 2013

It was a fun to reread this book. I like the concept of having a Speaker for the Dead. A non-editorialized account of the deceased is appealing.


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