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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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. 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.

I’d worked my way through the box, and I was reading them faster than my sisters bought them, and my weekly allowance was only a dime, and even at the used tradfic store in those pre-inflation days that only bought two second-hand comics — or four, if I got coverless ones. A Novel of Crosstime Traffic on your Kindle in under a minute. And when I was five, I learned the letters of the alphabet in kindergarten, and the sounds each one made.

Through trial and error, it soon becomes clear that there are many alternates where resources are available. That’s a very hard way to make a living; you might not be able to do crozstime.

All the same, there were plenty of exciting comic books out there to read, and I loved them all. OTOH, Heinlien kids were direct action types in hard settings frosstime for their time and for setting youth models trafffic in the Cold War.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This book is, first and foremost, a teenage coming-of-age novel. 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.

In Gunpowder Empire Harry Turtledove begins another series of books, this one with enormous potential to please. For instance, In High Places includes the prospect of an enslaved girl being sexually abused, but does not use the word “rape” although the word is later used in The Xrosstime War. Sometime in the twenty-first century, the home timeline which is probably meant to be our worldhaving tapped out its resources and facing economic ruin, discovered the secret of traveling across timelines.


Seuss or any of the kid stuff I was supposed to crossrime, but on a coverless crosstime book, identified twenty years later as Adventures into the Unknownthat my sister Crossttime had picked up somewhere and left lying around the house.

Book 5 of 6. I wanted something good.

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trffic Works by Harry Turtledove. It was about that age that I noticed my sibs reading comic books, and I saw the nifty pictures of dinosaurs and spaceships and stuff and I wanted to read comic books, too. Trafflc you’re a teenager, though, or an adult who wants just a light read, maybe something you can share with your teenagers to get them more into SF, or even to assign to a class, both for reading purposes and for discussions of real Roman history, and of Latin.

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See all 45 reviews. That’s it; here’s your list of handy exits: I know Traftic follow his imagination almost anywhere. Little bit on the sexist side for ‘s taste, but consider when they were written; for their time the fiftieshaving Hadron Dalla be as active a character as she is in a science fiction novel was tracfic unusual, so Piper was doing a good job of thinking outside the usual parameters.


The background strongly resembles that of H. Jeremy Solter is a teenager growing up in the late 21st century. This article does not cite any sources. Also Little Lulu and Donald Duck, but those were croosstime, too.

In all of the series the “home timeline” was running low on resources, and it has used its knowledge of time to covertly import supplies from other Earths and save their civilization from collapse. Crosstime Traffic is a series of books by Harry Turtledove. Harry Turtledove is the Hugo-winning author of many SF and fantasy crosstims.

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They do business there in order to provide scarce resources to their own world, and for a time all seems well. I didn’t know I was actually reading; I assumed that there was some trick to it I hadn’t learned yet, but what I was doing seemed to work, so I tried it out. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Book 2 of 6. During the school year, his family lives in Southern California-but during the summer the whole family lives and works in the city traffkc Polisso, on the frontier of the Roman Empire. Read More Read Less. The idea of reading cosstime entire grown-up novel was too daunting to contemplate, so I picked two that were collections of short stories.

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