Maps in a Mirror
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: December 2009
Duration: 10 hours 12 minutes
This third volume of Orson Scott Card's five-volume anthology of short stories features ten fantasies and fables full of princesses and giants, bears and monkeys, magic and revelation. Discover the pitfalls of paradise, how to handle a dragon, the true secret of happiness, and much more. Card offers background commentaries for each story in a series of afterwords and introductions. Stories included are: Unaccompanied Sonata, A Cross-Country Trip to Kill Richard Nixon, The Porcelain Salamander, Middle Woman, The Bully and the Beast, The Princess and the Bear, Sandmagic, The Best Day, A Plague of Butterflies, and The Monkeys Thought 'Twas All in Fun.
"One of the genre's most convincing storytellers. An important volume; for most libraries."—Library Journal