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Departures

byHarry Turtledove

Mass Market Paperback | April 24, 1993

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What if history had taken a different path, made a detour, and deviated just a little bit from the road it chose? Here, Harry Turtledove explores such "what ifs" in twenty alternate-history stories ranging from ancient times to the far, far-different future.
Persia has conquered Greece; Athens is in ruins. Yet even under Persia's rule, the power of the people can never be completely broken. . .
A werewolf boy tears through Cologne's medieval stretts in search of sanctuary from the angry mob. But who will shelter a creature so hated and feared?
A student from the far-off future sets off on a field trip to study Genghis Khan -- and finds him in the twentieth century?
And many more!
"He's one of the finest explorers of alternate histories ever." -- Locus
Harry Turtledove is the award-winning author of the alternate-history works The Man with the Iron Heart, The Guns of the South, and How Few Remain (winner of the Sidewise Award for Best Novel); the War That Came Early novels: Hitler’s War, West and East, The Big Switch, Coup d’Etat, and Two Fronts; the Worldwar saga: In the Balance, Ti...
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Title:DeparturesFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 6.95 × 4.25 × 0.34 inPublished:April 24, 1993Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0345380118

ISBN - 13:9780345380111

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Harry Turtledove has made a name for himself as an innovative writer of alternative history. This collection feature 20 short stories which lead readers down the other paths history might have taken. Departures leads readers through the centuries in different guises but always pushes them to ponder what might have, could or will happen.