The Folk of the Fringe

The Folk of the Fringe

by Orson Scott Card

Publication Date: 01/04/1990

Written by the author of Ender's Game, Speaker for the Dead and Seventh Son, this futuristic adventure tells about the dangerous trek to the Rocky Mountains made by thousands so as to escape World War III. There are some people who just don't fit in. These are the folk of the fringe.
Short stories
Publication Date:
Trafalgar Square Publishing
Country of origin:
United States
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Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead, which are widely read by adults and younger readers, and are increasingly used in schools.

Besides these and other science fiction novels, Card writes contemporary fantasy (Magic Street, Enchantment, Lost Boys), biblical novels (Stone Tables, Rachel and Leah), the American frontier fantasy series The Tales of Alvin Maker (beginning with Seventh Son), poetry (An Open Book), and many plays and scripts.

Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s. Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays. He recently began a longterm position as a professor of writing and literature at Southern Virginia University.

Card currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, and their youngest child, Zina Margaret.

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