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Conquistador

(2003)
A novel by

 
 
One adjustment to his radio sends John Rolfe VI, a descendant of the Virginia colonist, from 1946 into a California New World never touched by white men in Stirling's (The Peshawar Lancers) mesmerizing new novel. Having discovered the Oakland Gate that allows one to switch secretly between worlds, Rolfe and a passel of army buddies found New Virginia, a Southern Agrarian "pirate kingdom," and proceed to build wealth and power on both sides. Stirling cleverly switches between vignettes of New Virginian history since 1946 and the "present" of 2009, when a neo-Mafioso is plotting to take over Rolfe's "theme park of perverted romanticism run amok." In this luscious alternative universe, sidekicks quote the Lone Ranger and Right inevitably triumphs with panache. What more could adventure-loving readers ask for?

Genre: Science Fiction

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Used availability for S M Stirling's Conquistador

Hardback Editions

May 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Conquistador
Author(s): S M Stirling
ISBN: 1-4352-9014-3 / 978-1-4352-9014-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-05-29
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January 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Conquistador
Author(s): S M Stirling
ISBN: 0-451-45908-3 / 978-0-451-45908-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Roc Hardcover
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Paperback Editions

March 2004 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Conquistador
Author(s): S M Stirling
ISBN: 0-451-45933-4 / 978-0-451-45933-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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Kindle Editions

February 2003 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Conquistador
Author(s): S M Stirling
Publisher: Ace
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA