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Second volume in the Tales Of Alvin Maker sf series. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE/''To Ian - wouldn't you love to live in a world where Canada stayed French?'' Additionally signed on the dedication page.
''The Tales of Alvin Maker comprising Seventh Son (1987), RED PROPHET (1988) , Prentice Alvin (1989), and Alvin Journeyman (1995) with at least two further volumes projected - is set on Earth, an alternate-world version of the USA. On the basis of the first three volumes, it seems to come as close as humanly possible to the telling of an sf tale as Mormon parable, for the life of Alvin Maker clearly encodes the life of Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the founder of the Mormon Church. The early 19th-century USA in which he grows up has never experienced a Revolution; certain forms of magic are efficacious; and Alvin may become a Maker, one who can delve to the heart of things and transform them. As the sequence progresses, the Indian Nations set up a demarcation line, which is observed, along the Mississippi; and Alvin seems due to become a Maker'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF).
Title: Red Prophet: The Tales of Alvin Maker 11 (inscribed & dated by the author).
Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).
Publisher: Tor: NY.: 1988.
ISBN Number: 0312930437
ISBN Number 13: 9780312930431
Grading: Faint spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket with minor rubbing to rear (black) panel.
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Seller ID: 07178