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Homeward Bound

In the 21st century, Americans create the technology that will allow them to travel to the aliens' homeworld and end the occupation of Earth that started centuries earlier.

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  • "In a novel that brings the Worldwar and Colonization sagas to a conclusion, the balance of power has shifted when the aliens contemplate the destruction of Earth rather than let humans spread through the galaxy."
  • "In the 21st century, Americans create the technology that will allow them to travel to the aliens' homeworld and end the occupation of Earth that started centuries earlier."@en
  • "-- HOMEWARD BOUND With his epic novels of alternate history, Harry Turtledove shares a stunning vision of what might have been-and what might still be-if one moment in history were changed. In the WorldWar and Colonization series, an ancient, highly advanced alien species found itself locked in a bitter struggle with a distant, rebellious planet-Earth. For those defending the Earth, this all-out war for survival supercharged human technology, made friends of foes, and turned allies into bitter enemies. For the aliens known as the Race, the conflict has yielded dire consequences. Mankind has developed nuclear technology years ahead of schedule, forcing the invaders to accept an uneasy truce with nations that possess the technology to defend themselves. But it is the Americans, with their primitive inventiveness, who discover a way to launch themselves through distant space-and reach the Race's home planet itself. Now-in the twenty-first With its extraordinary cast of characters-human, nonhuman, and some in between-Homeward Bound From the Hardcover edition."

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  • "War stories"@en
  • "War stories"
  • "Alternative histories (Fiction)"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Science fiction"
  • "Science fiction"@en

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  • "Homeward bound"@en
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