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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I won ' t tell your secret , and you won ' t tell mine . ” “ You have my word on it , ”
said the man . Then he held out his hand . Took that hand and shook it , gladly .
Most grownup folk wouldn ' t think of making a bargain like that with a mere child
Don ' t you tell nobody , ” Alvin said . “ I won ' t tell nobody you can talk to birds ,
and you don ' t tell nobody I ' m a Maker . Promise ? ” Arthur ' s face grew serious .
“ Don ' t talk birds , ” he said . “ Birds talk me . ” And then : “ I flied . ” “ I believe ...
You telling me this boy ' s a torch , or what ? Most I heard was he got him a knack
for shoeing horses . " Here was the bad part about having somebody else along .
Alvin didn ' t have no wish to tell Po Doggly what all he could do , but he couldn ...
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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
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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