Cowboy Angels

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Author: Paul McAuley
Barcode/ISBN13: 9780575079359
ISBN: 0575079355
Imprint/Brand: Gollancz
Release Date: Nov 2007
Format: Trade Paperback
Price $AUD: $32.95
Categories: Alternate History / Parallel Worlds
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Science Fiction

America, 1984 - Not our version of America, but an America that calls itself the Real, an America in which the invention of Turing Gates has allowed it access to sheaves of alternate histories. For ten years, in the name of democracy, the Real has been waging clandestine wars and fomenting revolution, freeing versions of America from communist or fascist rule and extending its influence across a wide variety of alternate realities. Adam Stone is called out of retirement when his former comrade, Tom Waverly, begins to murder different versions of the same person, mathematician Eileen Barrie. Aided by Waverley's daughter, Linda, Adam hunts for his old friend across different sheaves, but when they finally catch up with Waverley, they discover they have stumbled into the middle of an audicious conspiracy that plans to exploit a new property of the Turing Gates: it will change not only the history of the Real, but that of every other sheaf, including our own.

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