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The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century

by Harry Turtledove

eBook

2 of 2 copies available

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.

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    Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

    Kindle Book

    • Release date: January 22, 2002

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    • ISBN: 9780345449511
    • Release date: January 22, 2002

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    • ISBN: 9780345449511
    • File size: 668 KB
    • Release date: January 22, 2002

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    • ISBN: 9780345449511
    • File size: 1548 KB
    • Release date: January 22, 2002


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    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.

  • Expand title description text