Making History: Classic Alternate History Stories

Making History: Classic Alternate History Stories

by Rick Wilber

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Overview

A dazzling display of history as it might have been, this impressive array of award-winning writers explores the histories that never were, from Ancient Rome to Imperial China and much more. The book features classic reprints of alternate-history stories by Karen Joy Fowler, Kathleen Goonan, Gregory Benford, Nisi Shawl, Harry Turtledove, Michael Bishop, Lisa Goldstein, Alan Smale, Louise Marley, Maureen McHugh, Michaela Roessner, Rich Larson, Sheila Finch, Ben Loory, Walter Jon Williams, Nicholas DiChario, Michael Swanwick and Eileen Gunn, and editor Rick Wilber.

Contents
Introduction by Rick Wilber
"Game Night at the Fox and Goose," by Karen Joy Fowler
"The Lincoln Train," by Maureen McHugh
"Zeppelin City," by Michael Swanwick and Eileen Gunn
"Manassas, Again," by Gregory Benford
"Kamehameha's Bones," by Kathleen Goonan
"P Dolce," by Louise Marley
"A Clash of Eagles," by Alan Smale
"The House That George Built," by Harry Turtledove
"Something Real," by Rick Wilber
"Vulcanization," by Nisi Shawl
"James K. Polk," by Ben Loory
"Foreign Devils," by Walter Jon Williams
"Every So Often" by Rich Larson
"It's a Wonderful Life," by Michaela Roessner
"The Winterberry," by Nicholas DiChario
"Miriam," by Michael Bishop
"If There be Cause," by Sheila Finch
"Paradise is a Walled Garden," by Lisa Goldstein

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161391327
Publisher: New Word City, Inc.
Publication date: 03/06/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 23,206
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Rick Wilber is an editor, writer, and teacher who has published more than fifty short stories, several novels and short-story collections, three edited anthologies, a memoir, and a half-dozen college textbooks on writing and the mass media. Wilber's 2016 novel Alien Morning was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of the year. He is a past winner of the Sidewise Award for Best Alternate History. He is a visiting assistant professor of creative writing at Western State Colorado University's low-residency MFA program in genre fiction.

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