Century, 1989 - Всего страниц: 342
Young Alvin returns to the town of his birth and begins his apprenticeship with Makepeace Smith, committing seven years of his life in exchange for the skills and knowledge of a blacksmith. But Alvin must also learn to control and use his own talent, that of a Maker, else his destiny will be unfulfilled.
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She ' s too scared of White men , and she ' s got cause . " Papa looked at her ,
unsure what to do . He ' d never let her come before , but usually it was Black
men what ran off . But then , usually she found them this side the Hio , lost and
Cause I knew too much , too young . You wanted me to come to you in my
confusion , with my questions . But I never had no questions , Mama , cause I
knew from childhood up . I knew what it meant to be a woman from the memories
in your ...
Cause the powers I ' ve found inside me , the things that I can do , I know they ' ve
got a purpose bigger than just cutting stone without hands and healing the sick
and running through the woods like any Red man can but no White man ever ...
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PRENTICE ALVIN: Vol. III of The Tales of Alvin MakПользовательский отзыв - Kirkus
Third volume of Card's Tales of Alvin Maker (most recently Red Prophet, 1988), set in an alternate America where magic works (people have "knacks") and a fledgling US peacefully coexists with various ... Читать весь отзыв
Prentice AlvinПользовательский отзыв - Not Available - Book Verdict
A country schoolteacher and the child of a runaway slave find their destinies entwined with that of Alvin Miller, whose talent for "making'' has marked him for destruction by the evil force known as ... Читать весь отзыв