The Lucky Strike

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PM Press, Oct 1, 2009 - Fiction - 144 pages
23 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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Review: The Lucky Strike

User Review  - Dione Basseri - Goodreads

A past we could have only wished for. The pilot charged with dropping the first atomic bomb sabotages his own mission, dropping the payload in an uninhabited nearby forest. Charged with treason, he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Well written story but the most interesting part is the almost equal-length essay on the nature of history published with the story. 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)

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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