Conquistador

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Penguin, Feb 4, 2003 - Fiction - 608 pages
12 Reviews
“In this luscious alternate universe, sidekicks quote the Lone Ranger and Right inevitably triumphs with panache. What more could adventure-loving readers ask for?” – Publishers Weekly

A new alternate history of America from the author of The Peshawar Lancers, the bestselling novel the Chicago Sun-Times called "a pleasure to read" and Harry Turtledove hailed as "first-rate adventure all the way."

1945: An ex-marine has discovered a portal that permits him to travel between the America he knows-and a virgin America untouched by European influence. 21st century: The two realities collide...

 

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User Review  - bespen - LibraryThing

This book continues the tradition that Stirling never writes sequels to the books of his I like best. Ah well. I especially like the acknowledgments to this volume: To Jerry Pournelle, for help and ... Read full review

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User Review  - petercal94 - LibraryThing

Fascinating concept. A passage to a Pre-Columbian California enables a 20th Century set his own country. The alternate California, which exists in parallel with the real California, is very well drawn. The flaw in this book is that sometimes the dialogue is corny. Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER
CHAPTER
CHAPTER THREE
CHAPTER FOUR
CHAPTER FIVE
CHAPTER
CHAPTER SEVEN
CHAPTER EIGHT
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
CHAPTER FOURTEEN CHAPTER FIFTEEN
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
CHAPTER NINETEEN
CHAPTER TWENTY
CHAPTER TWENTYONE
CHAPTER TWENTYTWO

CHAPTER NINE
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CHAPTER TWELVE
CHAPTER TWENTYTHREE
APPENDIX
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About the author (2003)

S. M. Stirling is the author of numerous novels, both on his own and in collaboration. A former lawyer and an amateur historian, he lives in the Southwest with his wife, Jan.

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