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American Empire: The Centre Cannot Hold
Harry Turtledove

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : New English Library
Page Extent : 704
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340820124
Price : 575

About the book
It is 1924: a time of rebuilding both in America and in the devastated cities of Europe and Canada. In the United States, the Socialist Party battles Calvin Coolidge to hold on to power. And it seems as if the Socialists can do no wrong as the stock market soars and America enjoys a prosperity unknown for half a century. But as old names like Custer and Roosevelt fade into history a new generation faces new uncertainties,.
In a world of occupiers and the occupied, of simmering hatreds, shattered lives and pent-up violence, the centre can no longer hold. And for a powerful nation, the ultimate shock will come when a fleet of foreign aircraft rains death and destruction on one of the great cities of the United States.

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