The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century: Stories

by Turtledove, Harry
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ISBN: 9780345439901
Used - Trade Paperback - 9780345439901


Explore fascinating, often chilling "what if" accounts of the world that could have existed--and still might yet . . .

Science fiction's most illustrious and visionary authors hold forth the ultimate alternate history collection. Here you'll experience mind-bending tales that challenge your views of the past, present, and future, including:

- "The Lucky Strike" When the Lucky Strike is chosen over the Enola Gay to drop the first atomic bomb, fate takes an unexpected turn in Kim Stanley Robinson's gripping tale.
- "Bring the Jubilee" Ward Moore's novella masterpiece offers a rebel victory at Gettysburg which changes the course of the Civil War . . . and all of American history.
- "Through Road No Wither" After Hitler's victory in World War II, two Nazi officers confront their destiny in Greg Bear's apocalyptic vision of the future.
- "All the Myriad Ways" Murder or suicide, Ambrose Harmon's death leads the police down an infinite number of pathways in Larry Niven's brilliant and defining tale of alternatives and consequences.
- "Mozart in Mirrorshades" Bruce Sterling and Lewis Shiner explore a terrifying era as the future crashes into the past--with disastrous results.

. . . as well as "The Winterberry" by Nicholas A. DiChario - "Islands in the Sea" by Harry Turtledove - "Suppose They Gave a Peace" by Susan Shwartz - "Manassas, Again" by Gregory Benford - "Dance Band on the Titanic" by Jack L. Chalker - "Eutopia" by Poul Anderson - "The Undiscovered" by William Sanders - "The Death of Captain Future" by Allen Steele - and "Moon of Ice" by Brad Linaweaver

The definitive collection: fourteen seminal alternate history tales drawing readers into a universe of dramatic possibility and endless wonder.

  • Format: TradePaperback
  • Author: Turtledove, Harry
  • ISBN: 9780345439901
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 9.10 x 0.90
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • Publication Year: 2001

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