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The Kane Chronicles is a trilogy of adventure and Egyptian mythological fiction books written by American author Rick Riordan. The novels are narrated alternately in first-person by the two protagonists, siblings Carter and Sadie Kane. The Kane Chronicles Survival Guide Hardcover 2012 Author Rick Riordan The siblings are powerful magicians descended from the two pharaohs Narmer and Ramses the Great. They and their friends are forced to contend with Egyptian gods and goddesses who still interact with the modern world. Author Rick Riordan, a former middle-school social studies teacher, stated that the idea for The Kane Chronicles came from his realization that the only ancient history subject more popular than Ancient Greece was Ancient Egypt. The idea of having two multiracial siblings narrate the books also came from his experience as a teacher. Carter and Sadie Kane, the titular characters, were inspired by two siblings that he taught, as well as the fact that Ancient Egypt was a multicultural society. Section entitled "Author's Notes" at the beginning and end of books in the series explain to readers that the story is a transcript of audiotapes Rick Riordan received from Carter and Sadie Kane.
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He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons. His previous novels for adults include the hugelypopular Tres Navarre series, winner of the top three awards in the mysterygenre. Convert currency. RickRiordan www. Add to Basket. Condition: New. Please Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition.
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While in college, he was also the lead singer in a folk rock band. Riordan published his first novel, Big Red Tequila, inwhile working as a teacher. The resultant series won him an Edgar, an Anthony, and a Shamus award. He continued the series and his teaching career for years, but after starting the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series for younger readers, he found that keeping up with writing both series was a full-time job in and of itself and retired from teaching.
Riordan has found himself in the 1 position on the New York Times Bestseller List, and his books have sold over 30 million copies in the US alone. You can find signed Rick Riordan books below this author biography. Riordan currently lives in Boston with his wife and their two children. Rick Riordan Book List Author's website: www. Ship of the Dead Signed First Edition.
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