The Lucky Strike (Google eBook)

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PM Press, Oct 1, 2009 - Fiction - 121 pages
27 Reviews
The classic and controversial story which Robinson has personally chosen for PM Press's new Outspoken Authors series begins on a lonely Pacific island, where a crew of untested men are about to take off in an untried aircraft with a deadly payload that will change the world forever. Until, that is, something goes wonderfully wrong. As a special addition, Robinson has also included an essay, A Sensitive Dependence on Initial Conditions, which dramatically deconstructs history to explore what might have been if things had gone differently over Hiroshima on that fateful day in 1945.
  

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Review: The Lucky Strike (PM Press Outspoken Authors #2)

User Review  - Drew - Goodreads

A decent short story, with good characters and an interesting plot. I was hoping for a more surprising alternate outcome than this. Read full review

Review: The Lucky Strike (PM Press Outspoken Authors #2)

User Review  - Daniel Bratell - Goodreads

Nice alternative history book (short story) but I would have liked more logical analysis of why the history changed the way it did. Read full review

Contents

CONTENTS
7
The Lucky Strike
9
A Sensitive Dependence on Initial Conditions
59
A Real Joy to be Had Outspoken Interview with Kim Stanley Robinson
77
Bibliography
109
About the Author
123
PM PRESS OUTSPOKEN AUTHORS
124
Friends of PM
127
About PM Press
128
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Writer Kim Stanley Robinson was born in Orange County, California in 1952. He earned a B. A. and Ph. D. at the University of California at San Diego and an M. A. at Boston University. His first trilogy of books, concerning a post-nuclear holocaust: Orange County, collectively won a Nebula Award and two Hugos, but he may be better known for his Mars trilogy, which chronicles the colonization of Mars and spans hundreds of years. He has won an Asimov Award, a World Fantasy Award, a Locus Reader's Poll Award, and a John W. Campbell Award. His title 2312 (Firsttion) made The New York Times Best Seller list for 2012.

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