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Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century: Stories

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Title: Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century: Stories
Author: Turtledove, Harry
ISBN: 9780345439901
Publisher: Del Rey
Published: 2001
Binding: Quality
Language: English
Condition: Used: Very Good
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.

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Publisher Description:
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.