The Two Georges: A Novel of an Alternate America
By Harry Turtledove and Richard Dreyfuss
A precious and historic painting has been stolen by terrorists - radical separatists who will stop at nothing to shatter the union. Colonel Thomas Bushell, the government's most fearless agent, is the only man who can stop them.
But this is not our world. For the stolen painting depicts a treaty of peace between George Washington and King George III - a treaty that has kept America under British rule for two centuries. And the terrorists, who call themselves the "Sons of Liberty", want America to be free...
Harry Turtledove (1949- )
Harry Turtledove was born in Los Angeles in 1949, and has a PhD in Byzantine history. He has taught ancient and medieval history at a number of universities including UCLA, and has published a translation of a ninth-century Byzantine chronicle, as well as several scholarly articles. A full-time science fiction writer since 1991, he is best known for his rigorously researched alternative history, such as the classic The Guns of the South, in which the Confederacy wins the American Civil War. Harry Turtledove is married to novelist Laura Frankos, and lives in Los Angeles.
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