The Guns of the South: A Novel of the Civil War

TitleThe Guns of the South: A Novel of the Civil War
Year for Search1992
AuthorsTurtledove, Harry [Norman](b. 1949)
Date Published1992
PublisherBallantine Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

With the help from future South African supporters of apartheid, who provide Robert E. Lee with AK-47s, the South wins the Civil War. After the war, Lee wants to gradually abolish slavery, and the Confederacy has to defeat the technologically advanced South Africans before that becomes possible. Other, non-utopian, alternative futures by Turtledove set after the South won the Civil war are How Few Remain. New York: del Rey/Ballantine Books, 1997; and The Great War: American Front. New York: Del Rey, 1998.

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Rpt. New York: Ballantine Books, 1993

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(b. 1949)

Full Text

1992 Turtledove, Harry [Norman] (b. 1949). The Guns of the South: A Novel of the Civil War. New York: Ballantine Books. Rpt. New York: Ballantine Books, 1993. PSt

With the help from future South African supporters of apartheid, who provide Robert E. Lee with AK-47s, the South wins the Civil War. After the war, Lee wants to gradually abolish slavery, and the Confederacy has to defeat the technologically advanced South Africans before that becomes possible. Other, non-utopian, alternative futures by Turtledove set after the South won the Civil war are How Few Remain. New York: del Rey/Ballantine Books, 1997; and The Great War: American Front. New York: Del Rey, 1998.