Settling Accounts

Settling Accounts

In at the Death

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Franklin Roosevelt is the assistant secretary of defense. Thomas Dewey is running for president with a blunt-speaking Missourian named Harry Truman at his side. Britain holds onto its desperate alliance with the USA’s worst enemy, while a holocaust unfolds in Texas. In Harry Turtledove’s compelling, disturbing, and extraordinarily vivid reshaping of American history, a war of secession has triggered a generation of madness. The tipping point has come at last.

The third war in sixty years, this one yet unnamed: a grinding, horrifying series of hostilities and atrocities between two nations sharing the same continent and both calling themselves Americans. At the dawn of 1944, the United States has beaten back a daredevil blitzkrieg from the Confederate States–and a terrible new genie is out of history’s bottle: a bomb that may destroy on a scale never imagined before. In Europe, the new weapon has shattered a stalemate between Germany, England, and Russia. When the trigger is pulled in America, nothing will be the same again.

With visionary brilliance, Harry Turtledove brings to a climactic conclusion his monumental, acclaimed drama of a nation’s tragedy and the men and women who play their roles–with valor, fear, and folly–on history’s greatest stage.

Baker & Taylor
After launching World War II, the Confederate States of America is confronted by the bitter reality of imminent defeat, as the United States of America and its German allies make a final push to end the conflict, and CSA President Jake Featherston faces the decision of whether or not to unleash a desperate last ditch effort with the help of the ultimate weapon, a uranium bomb. 50,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
Franklin Roosevelt is the assistant secretary of defense. Thomas Dewey is running for president with a blunt-speaking Missourian named Harry Truman at his side. Britain holds onto its desperate alliance with the USA's worst enemy, while a holocaust unfolds in Texas. In Harry Turtledove's reshaping of American history, a war of secession has triggered a generation of madness. The tipping point has come at last.
The third war in sixty years, this one yet unnamed: a grinding, horrifying series of hostilities and atrocities between two nations sharing the same continent and both calling themselves Americans. At the dawn of 1944, the United States has beaten back a daredevil blitzkrieg from the Confederate States - and a terrible new genie is out of history's bottle: a bomb that may destroy on a scale never imagined before. In Europe, the new weapon has shattered a stalemate between Germany, England, and Russia. When the trigger is pulled in America, nothing will be the same again.

Baker
& Taylor

After launching World War II, the Confederate States of America is confronted by the bitter reality of imminent defeat, as the United States of America and its German allies make a final push to end the conflict.

Publisher: New York : Del Rey/Ballantine Books, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780345492470
0345492471
Branch Call Number: SF TURTLEDOVE
Characteristics: 609 p. : map ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Settling accounts ; bk. 4

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wrath231
Nov 14, 2011

A big letdown considering how the series was climaxing , but there are some fun tidbits for the first 2/3 of it.

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sechilds
Sep 08, 2010

Don't bother reading this one if you haven't read the previous books in this series.

Turtledove pumps out several books a year: they are not terrible to read, but it isn't great writing.

I think I finished this one because I was curious to see which cities would get nuked. (It's an alternate World War II).

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