Red Prophet

  • by Orson Scott Card
  • Narrated by Nana Visitor
  • 6 hrs and 11 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Seventh Son, the first tale of Alvin Maker, introduces us to a pioneer America where magic works, and special talents are utilized in marvelous ways. In Red Prophet, the second installment in the Tales of Alvin Maker, we learn more about those talents, both the minor gifts of white people (starting fires, finding water) or the much grander gifts of the Indians, whose lives are filled with a beautiful green music. Young Alvin Maker, the seventh son of a seventh son, is a Maker. Lolla-Wossiky, an Indian whose fate is closely linked with Alvin's, has heard black noise in his head since he watched white men murder his father. Unable to hear the green music he needs to live well, Lolla-Wossiky lives only for the alcohol that stills the black noise - until he meets Alvin.

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What the Critics Say

"[S]uperbly demonstrates Card's...mastery of the art of storytelling." (Booklist)

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Don't buy this version!

Recording is poor. There is a better recording available. Chose this version B000P12J6W instead. Good luck!
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- Paul

DONT BUY THIS VERSION

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

The audio sounds like someone took a microphone to a cassette deck and recorded it in their basement.


Has Red Prophet turned you off from other books in this genre?

Yes


What didn’t you like about Nana Visitor’s performance?

She has a nice voice - just the recording was AWFUL


If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Red Prophet?

Nothing


Any additional comments?

DONT BUY THIS. Get the more modern version.

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- David "junkonly"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-16-1999
  • Publisher: Phoenix Books