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Forty, Counting Down & Twenty-One, Counting Up

(2009)
A collection of stories by

 
 
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!

Genre: Science Fiction

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April 2008 : UK Audio edition
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Title: 'Forty, Counting Down' and 'Twenty-One, Counting Up'
Author(s): Harry Turtledove
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


April 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Forty, Counting Down & Twenty-One, Counting Up
Author(s): Harry Turtledove
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA