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American Empire: The Victorious Opposition

By Harry Turtledove

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Turtledove's alternate history of America in the last 150 years continues . . . The final book in the American Empire sequence takes the violent American civil war (which has become a world war) to the 1930s.

Turtledove's alternate history of America in the last 150 years
continues . . . The final book in the American Empire sequence takes
the violent American civil war (which has become a world war) to the 1930s.

Seventy years have passed since the first War Between the States. The North American continent is locked in a battle of politics, economies and moralities. In a world that has already felt the soul-shattering blow of the Great War, North America in 1934 is the powder keg that could ignite another global conflict.

The Victorious Opposition is a drama of leaders and followers, spies and traitors, lovers and soldiers. From California to Canada, from combat on the high seas to the secret meetings where former slaves plot a desperate strategy for survival, Harry Turtledove has created a human portrait of a world in upheaval.

Biographical Notes

Harry Turtledove has lived in Southern California all his life He has a Ph.D. in history from the University of California at Los Angeles and has taught at UCLA, California State Fullerton and California State University, Los Angeles. He has written many works of speculative fiction and fantasy. He is married to the novelist Laura Frankos and they have three daughters.

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  • ISBN: 9780340820148
  • Publication date: 19 Jan 2004
  • Page count: 688
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Engrossing ... definitely the work of one of alternate history's authentic modern masters ... totally fascinating — BOOKLIST (about THE GREAT WAR)
Good fun. It has an authentic speculative quality, energy and dash — TIME OUT (about WORLD OF DIFFERENCE)
With shocking vividness, Turtledove demonstrates the extreme fragility of our modern world ... This is state-of-the-art alternate history, nothing less — Publishers Weekly (starred review for HOW FEW REMA
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