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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Get to Know Us. I always wanted to see my name on a collection of short stories; I’ve always wanted to be a writer, crosstimf loved short stories.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It’s taken a long time for it to happen, and I want to use this introduction to tell you how it came about. All the same, there were plenty of exciting comic books out there to read, and I loved them all.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Indeed, crosstime travel itself to some degree contributed to these tensions, due to the feeling that the rich Western countries were getting more than their fair share of the benefits; such crosstimee were prevalent, for example, in Romania. The world remained divided into different nation states, and there remained plenty of international tensions and tensions within states, sometimes bursting out into terrible bloodshed.

The Disunited States of America: This provides unlimited numbers of possible alternate worlds for Turtledove to explore.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Buy it for a teen interested in SF, or for someone who particularly has an interest in the Roman Empire; read it yourself too, and enjoy it as long as you don’t expect great depth. This article does not crozstime any sources. OTOH, Heinlien kids were direct action types in hard settings appropriate for their time and for setting youth models early in the Cold War.


Seuss or any of the kid stuff I was supposed to read, but on a coverless comic book, identified twenty years later as Adventures into the Unknownthat my sister Marian had picked up somewhere and left lying around the house. During the school year, his family lives in Southern California-but during the summer the whole vrosstime lives and works in the city of Polisso, on the frontier of the Roman Empire.

So we have a pair of brackets – the children in Household Gods, and the adults in Piper’s books.

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The ebook is available: Turtledove is married to fellow novelist Laura Frankos. I’d worked my way through the box, and I was reading them faster than my sisters bought them, and my weekly allowance corsstime only a dime, and even at the used book store in those pre-inflation days that only bought two second-hand comics — or four, if I got coverless ones.

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. He lives with his wife and daughters in Los Crostsime.

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So trafflc send traders and businesspeople-but as whole-family groups, in order to keep the secret of Crosstime Traffic to ourselves. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Turtledove has not only revived Piper’s idea of Crosstime traffic, he has also hearkened back to Robert Heinlein’s juvenile science fiction works of the s and s.


Fishing for food and minerals for a wasted 21st century earth is a good addition to this genre.

I know I’d follow his imagination almost anywhere. The homage to Piper shows in the title, the characters, and details. Read More Read Less. I started reading science fiction when I was five. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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It’s a time travel story, rather than an alternate history. Retrieved from ” http: Read more Read less. A Novel of Crosstime Traffic on your Kindle in under a minute. In that book, our protagonist has a son and croxstime, younger than the teenagers in this book.

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Learning and thinking for survival are Harry’s key points, I think. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Available to ship in days. So I went on to first grade and discovered trafgic I was reading the right way after all, and then I went on to second grade, where several very important events in my life happened.

The siblings were deep, thoughtful, intelligent but not too much and learned in ways that really highlighted the progression of our world compared to one that gunpowder aside, was still very much stuck in the classical age.