By Harry Turtledove
“Freedom! Freedom! Freedom!” In 1934, the mantra echoes around the accomplice States of the USA, a rustic born of bloodshed and keenness, stretching from Mexico to Virginia. yet whereas humans use the observe to greet one another within the streets, the which means of “Freedom” has develop into more and more unclear.
Jake Featherston, chief of the ruling Freedom get together, has received power—and is taking his state and the area to the sting of an abyss. Charismatic, intelligent, and hooked on clash, Featherston is whipping the accomplice States right into a frenzy of hatred. Blacks are being rounded up and despatched to legal camps, and the persecution has simply began. Featherston has pressured the us to renounce its toeholds in Florida and Kentucky, and because the North stumbles via a succession of leaders, from Socialist Hosea Blackford to Herbert Hoover and now Al Smith, Featherston is feeling his may possibly. With the U.S.A. locked in a sour, bloody profession of Canada, dealing with an intractable uprising in Utah, and fatigued from a battle within the Pacific opposed to Japan, Featherston may well pursue one risky proposition particularly: that he can defeat the U.S.A. in an all-out war.
The triumphant competition is a drama of leaders and fans, spies and traitors, enthusiasts and squaddies. From California to Canada, from wrestle at the excessive seas to the key conferences the place former slaves plot a determined approach for survival, Harry Turtledove has created a human portrait of an international in upheaval. The 3rd ebook in his enormous American Empire sequence, The positive competition is a singular of principles, motion, and surprise—and an unforgettable re-imagining of historical past itself.
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