Pastwatch by Orson Scott Card
The Redemption of Christopher Columbus

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In one of the most powerful and thought-provoking novels of his remarkable career, Orson Scott Card interweaves a compelling portrait of Christopher Columbus with the story of a future scientist who believes she can alter human history from a tragedy of bloodshed and brutality to a world filled with hope and healing.

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Orson Scott Card is the author of numerous bestselling novels and the first writer to receive both the Hugo and Nebula awards two years in a row; first for Ender’s Game and then for the sequel, Speaker for the Dead. He lives with his wife and children in North Carolina.
 
Published November 30, 2009 by Tor Books. 419 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Soon Tagiri and her group--including talented daughter, Diko, and Kemal, the discoverer of the real Noah's flood--are focusing on the voyage of Christopher Columbus as an unmitigated disaster that allowed the entire New World to be raped and destroyed, thus distorting history thereafter.

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Playing with the time stream isn't new to science fiction, but Card (Ender's Game), who's won both a Hugo and a Nebula, gives the concept a new twist here-with mixed results. His angle is to make the

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Playing with the time stream isn't new to science fiction, but Card (Ender's Game), who's won both a Hugo and a Nebula, gives the concept a new twist here-with mixed results. His angle is to make the

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