Title: A War of Gifts: An Ender Story

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Title: A War of Gifts: An Ender Story Title Record # 659121
Author: Orson Scott Card
Date: 2007-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Series: Ender Wiggin
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: The word count is estimated to be 20,000 which makes this a short novella. Here's are the word estimation using the Tor hardcover first edition.
  • Page 13 has 206 words; The word count per line is 11+7+8+10+3+9+8+10+11+8+10+10+6+13+12+10+2+9+11+10+2+9+8+9
  • Page 91 has 180 words; The word count per line is 9+12+1+10+4+7+9+9+9+8+8+3+9+5+10+9+7+7+2+8+9+8+2+9+6
  • The average for those two pages is 193 words per page.
  • The story runs from pages 11 to 126 (116 pages of text) but 21 of those are either blank or have minimal text and so the total page count was adjusted to 99 full pages of text.
  • That works out to an estimated 19,107 words which was rounded up to 20,000 words.
This story is also available in a slightly abridged form as The War of Gifts (2016). The copyright acknowledgements on page 355 of Decision Points states:
"The War of Gifts (An Ender Story)" © 2007 Orson Scott Card. First published in A War of Gifts, novella hardback, by Tor Books. This is its first anthology appearance, and the first in a form slightly abridged by the author.
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
A War of Gifts: An Ender Story 2007-11-00 Orson Scott Card Tor 978-0-7653-1282-2 $12.95 126 hc chap John Harris Checkmark
A War of Gifts: An Ender Story 2007-11-00 Orson Scott Card Tor / SFBC   $9.99 126 hc chap John Harris  
A War of Gifts: An Ender Story 2007-11-00 Orson Scott Card Audio Renaissance 1-59397-631-3 $19.95   audio CD chap John Harris  
A War of Gifts: An Ender Story 2009-10-00 Orson Scott Card Tor 978-0-7653-5899-8 $5.99 196 pb chap John Harris Checkmark
A War of Gifts: An Ender Story 2013-00-00 Orson Scott Card Tor 978-0-7653-1282-2 $14.99 126 hc chap John Harris  
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