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The Tales of Alvin Maker: Grinning Man

The Tales of Alvin Maker Grinning Man Alvin Maker and his traveling companion Arthur Stuart follow their trail through the wooded hills of eastern Kenituck They meet a buckskin clad hunter a bear and a shady miller This short story ma

  • Title: The Tales of Alvin Maker: Grinning Man
  • Author: Orson Scott Card
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 364
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Alvin Maker and his traveling companion, Arthur Stuart, follow their trail through the wooded hills of eastern Kenituck They meet a buckskin clad hunter, a bear, and a shady miller.This short story may be found in the book Legends Short novels by the masters of modern fantasy by Robert Silverberg.

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    1. Orson Scott Card

      Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender s Game, Ender s Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead, which are widely read by adults and younger readers, and are increasingly used in schools.Besides these and other science fiction novels, Card writes contemporary fantasy Magic Street, Enchantment, Lost Boys , biblical novels Stone Tables, Rachel and Leah , the American frontier fantasy series The Tales of Alvin Maker beginning with Seventh Son , poetry An Open Book , and many plays and scripts.Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays He recently began a longterm position as a professor of writing and literature at Southern Virginia University.Card currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, and their youngest child, Zina Margaret.For further details, see the author s page.For an ordered list of the author s works, see s List of works by Orson Scott Cardcmillan author orsons

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    1. The story introduces Alvin Maker to those who haven't read the series. Alvin Maker is traveling with Arthur Stuart. They see a man grinning down a bear who is in a tree eating honey. When the bear comes down, he wanders on his way. The grinning man introduces himself as Davy Crockett and then goes on his way while Alvin has Arthur make a canoe. The canoe takes Alvin and Arthur down to Westville. They find that Davy Crockett has been there before them and spread suspicion on them. Eventually, the [...]


    2. Simple but nice. ;> Especially the last paragraph of the book about the (view spoiler)[ bear being in the congress. (hide spoiler)]




    3. A whimsical little story. I think it would work well even detached from the main story (though it obviously helps to know who and what Alvin and Arthur are). But it's fun to read.



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