The probability broach

by L. Neil Smith

Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 305 Downloads: 926
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StatementL. Neil Smith
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 398 vol. 11
The Physical Object
Pagination305 p.
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24503803M
LC Control Number97811175

The American Zone (Tor Books, November, ). Terrorists try to force a government to form in the North American Confederacy. Detective Win Bear (hero of The Probability Broach, et al.), his wife Clarissa, and his friends Lucy Kropotkin and Will Sanders stalk the badguys through a self-isolated community of fresh (and frightened) immigrants to the first free country they've ever known.   Even classic acclaimed books such as George Orwell’s can be guilty of this. However, The Probability Broach attempts to avoid this by making the story enjoyable and somewhat ridiculous. Author L. Neil Smith freely admits The Probability Broach is a political tract about libertarianism, but says he didn’t want to make it a boring one. Discover L. Neil Smith famous and rare quotes. Share L. Neil Smith quotations about guns, politicians and war. Book by L. Neil Smith, L. Neil Smith (). “The Probability Broach”, p, Macmillan 14 Copy quote. You cannot force me to agree with you. You can force me to act as though I agree with you but then you'll have to. The Probability Broach The probability broach is a science fiction novel by the American writer L. Neil Smith. In this alternate history, the so-called Gallatin Universe, where a libertarian society has formed on the North American continent, in the style North American Confederation.

Please do not combine "The Probability Broach" with "The Probability Broach: The Graphic Novel". The graphic Novel is a derivative work by L. Neil Smith and Scott Bieser, very different from the original/5. Lee "The Probability Broach" por L. Neil Smith disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Denver detective Win Bear, on the trail of a murderer, discovers much more than a killer. He accidentally stumbles upon.

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The Probability Broach By L. Neil Smith Reviewed by Jeff Elkins Imagine an America where President George Washington was shot as a traitor after the successful Whiskey Rebellion and Alexander Hamilton flees to Europe/5(). The Probability Broach was his first novel and Smith has become a better writer.

He still pushes the Liberterian line pretty hard, but he's gotten more subtle about it. In TPB he's hitting the reader over the head with a hammer. The book is rather clumsy in that respect/5. The Probability Broach I: The Moonday Gun would cease operations early next month.

In a joint press release, executives of the other networks regretted the passing of America's oldest broadcasting corporation and pledged to READ THE FULL EXCERPT. Smith's story has some interesting SF elements, particularly the "probability broach" of the title and a parallel world that more resembles a future paradise.

Thrown into this paradise, the lead character, Win, grows as a person, becoming more confident as the story progresses/5. Probability Broach is Smith's first novel. It is the story of a Denver Police Lieutenant Edward William Bear, called Win, who somehow find himself in a different continuum.

This novel is followed by a direct sequel, The American Zone, which has some of 5/5(5). The Probability Broach was his first novel, published by Del Rey books in The book takes its main character, a police detective named.

The Probability Broach Book Summary and Study Guide. Neil Smith Booklist L. Neil Smith Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Probability Broach; Orb, Dec, pp.

ISBN: In Denver homicide detective Win Bear begins to feel his age after years on the force dealing with all kinds of vermin. His The probability broach book case. The probability broach Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by AltheaB on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   About the Author L. Neil Smith is the two time winner of the Prometheus Award for Best Libertarian Fiction for his novels Pallas () and The Probability Broach ()/5(7).

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The Probability Broach is one of my all-time favorite books. So, it was with some trepidation that I approached it's transformation into a 'graphic novel'. I mean, really. We all know that 'graphic novel' is publisher-speak for 'Long Comic Book'. Well, I was totally blown away!/5(89).

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The probability broach is a fictional work that examines what the 20th century may have looked like if libertarians had been there guiding principles of the US at its founding in the 18th century. /5(7). The Probability Broach is the first novel of a series set in an alternate history, the so-called Gallatin Universe, where a libertarian society has formed on the North American continent, and is known as the North American Confederacy.

The story opens when Officer Edward William “Win” Bear, an officer of the Denver Police Department in an United States that is controlled by an anti-business, federalist. The probability broach.

[L Neil Smith; Barney Plotkin] -- "Denver detective Win Bear, on the trail of a murderer, discovers much more than a killer. He accidentally stumbles upon the probability broach, a portal to a myriad of worlds--some wildly different.

The Probability Broach is as close to a libertarian utopia as any realistic anarchist dares get. It's also a very detailed alternate history. Most writers of alternate history are content to detail when that history deviates from ours or set their stories in the resulting world with brief references to how things change/5(4).

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Denver detective Win Bear, on the trail of a murderer, discovers much more than a killer. He accidentally stumbles upon the probability broach, a portal to a myriad of worlds - some wildly different from, others disconcertingly similar to our own.

I imagine there are few fiction-loving pro-freedom readers who aren't familiar with L. Neil Smith's novel The Probability 's a classic of pro-freedom science fiction, winning the Prometheus Award in It remains a highly popular novel, in large part because.

The Prometheans: The Probability Broach Posted on Septem by Andrew Hickey Before we start looking at this book properly, a little note on something about my edition of it – in the introduction to the ebook edition, the author says “Thanks largely to Jim Frenkel and Tor Books, who believed in this book when nobody else did.”.

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