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- ISBN: 9780345454997 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- ISBN: 0345454995 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- ISBN: 9780345454997 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
- ISBN: 0345454995 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
- Physical Description: 407 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: [1st ed.].
- Publisher: New York : Del Rey/Ballantine, 2002.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Forty, counting down -- Must and shall -- Ready for the fatherland -- The phantom Tolbukhin -- Deconstruction gang -- The green buffalo -- The Maltese elephant -- Vermin -- Ils ne passeront pas -- In this season -- Honeymouth -- Myth manners guide to Greek missology #1: Andromeda versus Perseus -- Goddess for a day -- After the last elf is dead -- The decoy duck -- The seventh chapter -- Twenty-one, counting up.
From Harry Turtledove, bestselling author and critically acclaimed master of the short story, comes a classic collection of science fiction tales and what-if scenarios. In narratives ranging from fantastic to oddly familiar to eerily prescient, this compelling volume illustrates Turtledove's literary skill and unbridled imagination. Forty, counting down: With the help of his time travel software, computer genius Justin Kloster returns to the past to stop himself from making a terrible mistake -- but all actions have their consequences ... The Maltese elephant: A legendary detective finds himself in grave danger when a noir masterpiece takes a stunning new twist ... Goddess for a day: Taking a page from history, a young girl dares to challenge the gods -- and is richly rewarded for her efforts. Deconstruction gang: Mired in unemployment and despair, an academic finds happiness and intellectual fulfillment in a most unexpected place. Twenty-one, counting up: Justin Kloster's college life and romantic dreams are rudely interrupted -- and irreversibly disrupted -- when forty-year-old Justin arrives from the future to save him from himself.
Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House Pub. Group, 2002. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1465 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 618 KB).
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