Crystal City : Tales of Alvin Maker

  • by Orson Scott Card
  • Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki, M.E. Willis, cast
  • Series: Tales of Alvin Maker
  • 11 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From the end of the 18th century, Americans traveled west to find new homes and new lands. They brought with them the magics of plain people. It is from these roots of the American dream that award-winning writer Orson Scott Card has crafted what the Charlotte Observer called "a uniquely American fantasy." Using the lore and the folk magic of the men and women who settled a continent, and the beliefs of the tribes who were here before them, Card has created an alternate frontier America. Charms, beseechings, hexes, and potions all have a place in the lives of the people of this world. Alvin Miller is the seventh son of a seventh son, born while his six brothers all still lived. Such a birth is a powerful magic; such a boy is destined to perhaps become a Maker. Rejoin the tale of Alvin and his wife Peggy as they work to create the Crystal City of Alvin's vision, where all people can live together in peace.


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I love this series but a lot lacking in this book... hopefully the next book will make up for it.
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- Barbara

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-07-2004
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio