The Lucky Strike

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PM Press, Oct 1, 2009 - Fiction - 144 pages
3 Reviews
Combining dazzling speculation with a profoundly humanist vision, this astounding alternate history tale presents a dramatic encounter with destiny wrapped around a simple yet provocative premise: the terrifying question of what might have happened if the fateful flight over Hiroshima had gone a bit differently. An extensive interview with the author, offering insight into his fiction and philosophies, is also included.
 

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User Review  - stuart10er - LibraryThing

Really just a set of two short stories, or one novella and a short story. Then a long interview with the author about writing, his social thoughts, and such. The main story is about what happens if ... Read full review

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User Review  - richardderus - LibraryThing

Rating: 4.5* of five The Book Report: A fifty-seven page novella of alternative developments on Tinian Island in the run-up to the atom bombing of Japan in 1945. A sixteen-page essay on the nature of ... 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
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About the author (2009)

Kim Stanley Robinson is the author of Antarctica, Fifty Degrees Below Zero, The Martians, Sixty Days and Counting, and The Years of Rice and Salt, as well as the award-winning Mars trilogy. He lives in Davis, California.

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