Counting Up, Counting DownBook - 2002
From Harry Turtledove, bestselling author and critically acclaimed master of the short story, comes a classic collection of science fiction tales and what-if scenarios. In narratives ranging from fantastic to oddly familiar to eerily prescient, this compelling volume illustrates Turtledove's literary skill and unbridled imagination. FORTY, COUNTING DOWN:With the help of his time travel software, computer genius Justin Kloster returns to the past to stop himself from making a terrible mistake--but all actions have their consequences. THE MALTESE ELEPHANT:A legendary detective finds himself in grave danger when a noir masterpiece takes a stunning new twist. GODDESS FOR A DAY:Taking a page from history, a young girl dares to challenge the gods--and is richly rewarded for her efforts. DECONSTRUCTION GANG:Mired in unemployment and despair, an academic finds happiness and intellectual fulfillment in a most unexpected place. TWENTY-ONE, COUNTING UP:Justin Kloster's college life and romantic dreams are rudely interrupted--and irreversibly disrupted--when forty-year-old Justin arrives from the future to save him from himself. Plus twelve more thrilling, unforgettable tales of wonder!
Publisher: New York : Del Ray, 2002
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: FICTION Tur
Description: 407 pages ; 24 cm