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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Could it be that the Overseer meant to give him what he gave to Abraham ? “
Overseer , I am unworthy . " “ Of course you are unworthy . None is worthy of me ,
no , not one soul upon this earth . But still , if you obey , you may find favor in my ...
Don ' t you ever go thinking that if it really was our own baby , we ' d ever give him
up . And don ' t you ever go thinking that my wife here ever would let some White
man put a baby in her , and her being married to me . " Mama studied Mock for ...
We just can ' t think what benefit a school education would give the boy . " “ It ' ll
give him the same benefit it gives any other boy or girl , " said Old Peg . “ Will it ?
Will his knowing how to read and write get him a place in a counting house ?
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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