Lee at the Alamo: A Tor.Com Original

Lee at the Alamo: A Tor.Com Original

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by Harry Turtledove
     
 

In the history we know, General Robert E. Lee felt compelled to fight on the Confederate side, because honor (as he saw it) forbade him to take up arms against Virginia, his native state. But what if the demands of honor had led him in the other direction altogether? Harry Turtledove, author of perhaps the most famous alternate-history novel about Robert E. Lee (…  See more details below

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In the history we know, General Robert E. Lee felt compelled to fight on the Confederate side, because honor (as he saw it) forbade him to take up arms against Virginia, his native state. But what if the demands of honor had led him in the other direction altogether? Harry Turtledove, author of perhaps the most famous alternate-history novel about Robert E. Lee (The Guns of the South, 1992), here returns with a look at what the great military leader might have done under only slightly different circumstances...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429965316
Publisher:
Tom Doherty Associates
Publication date:
09/07/2011
Series:
A Tor.Com Original
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
69,842
File size:
189 KB

Meet the Author

Harry Turtledove, "the modern master of alternate history" (Publishers Weekly), lives in Los Angeles, California.


The author of many SF and fantasy novels, including The Guns of the South, the "World War" series, and The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump, Harry Turtledove lives in Los Angeles with his wife, novelist Laura Frankos, and their four daughters.

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Lee at the Alamo: A Tor.Com Original 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 20 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great idea but it ended too soon and would have made a better book than a short story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As usual Mr. Turtledove weaves historical and fictional characters into a fun tale.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Having read many books by Harry Turtledove, this is by far one of my favorites. If you have read Guns Of The South then you must read this one as well.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Turtledove at his best
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think it works as a short stroy and sets up well for a novel to follow.
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Makes u wish lee had stay in union army
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