Crosstime Traffic. My first short story collection, focusing largely (but by no means exclusively) on parallel world stories. First publication in paperback, by. Gunpowder Empire (Crosstime Traffic) [Harry Turtledove] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jeremy Solter is a teenager growing up in the. Crosstime Traffic Book Series (6 Books). All Formats Kindle Edition. From Book 1. Jeremy Solter is a teenager growing up in the late 21st century. During the.

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Turtledove is married to fellow novelist Laura Frankos. I could be a rocket scientist, or a nuclear physicist, but not a writer? While there is considerable violence, the language and plots are restricted by the intended audience. Sign In Don’t have an account? But when I said I wanted to be a writer, my mother said, “Are you sure? In any event, it’s good to see Turtledove do something besides his interminable alt-Civil-War, alt-WW2 series, which have been dragged out way too long if crosstimd not someone who likes endless battle strategy scenes.

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Bombs Away Fallout Armistice. So we send traders and businesspeople-but as whole-family groups, in order to keep the secret of Crosstime Traffic to ourselves.

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They do business there in order to provide scarce resources to their own world, and for a time all seems well. Don’t have a Kindle? When the teacher read it it sounded pretty dumb — but not as bad as the other kids, and Miss Conroy praised it and said something about maybe someday I’d be a writer. Their adventures give them increased appreciation for the benefits of living in a civilized, high-tech society. The plot was predictable, there were no surprises and there was little action but the characterization was excellent.

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The second thing that this book is, is an homage to H.

And when I was five, I learned the letters of the alphabet in kindergarten, and the sounds each one made. So, on that level the story suceeds, even if its practice might tratfic considered a bit “limp. Tor Science Fiction October 1, Language: I had an older brother, too, but I don’t remember him ever having any money or buying any comic books.


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A new corporation, Crosstime Traffic is formed for the purpose of setting up trading outposts in various resource-rich alternateswhile at the same time preventing the more technologically-advanced alternates from discovering crosstime travel. I’d had my fill of Dick and Jane and their kin in school — books, I am convinced, that were designed to teach kids that reading is excruciatingly dull.

Book 5 of 6. I’d missed the Golden Age of Comics; the gruesome horror and crime of the early s had been stamped out; the great superhero revival hadn’t really started yet. Contents copyright,,by Lawrence Watt-Evans.

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I always wanted to see my name on a collection of short stories; I’ve always wanted to be a writer, always loved short stories. A Novel of Crosstime Traffic. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.