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TitlePages from the Textbook of Alternate History
AuthorPhong Nguyen
ISBN-
ImprintPhong Nguyen Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages256

Description

At critical moments in world history, every political, spiritual, and cultural leader foresaw a different destiny Columbus planned a Western sea route to Asia Hitler applied to art school twice Joan of Arc prophesied that she would become a mother It is out of their failures that history itself is made But what if the history makers succeeded in the fulfillment of their best laid plans In Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History, Phong Nguyen explores a myriad of pasts in which these icons of history made a different choice, and got what they wished for.

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Ambrose Miles

Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History By Phong Nguyen

I started this book as a skeptic Anyone can fiddle around with history Listen to anyone s retelling of an event unseen, but heard about Listen to them spin the story through their own bias s and passions In the end, did the event really unfold the way it was told Who knows the truth A consensus of e... (Sign in to see more)


Sara Habein

Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History By Phong Nguyen

I think I would have gotten out of this book had I been familiar with all of the historical figures discussed However, if one is a history nerd who enjoys thinking about What might have been, then I d recommend this odd, short ish book True to its name, there are even textbook like questions... (Sign in to see more)


Roger Brunyate

Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History By Phong Nguyen

Varying Degrees of SuccessThis is a novel, of course, or like a set of stories The publisher proclaims that all the characters are entirely fictitious, yet they have well known names Cheops, Siddhartha, Plato, Jesus, Joan of Arc, Columbus, John Smith, Ben Franklin, Napoleon, Hitler, Ho Chi Minh, Ei... (Sign in to see more)


Amy

Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History By Phong Nguyen

For any fan of alternative histories, it is all about the possibilities This book delves into numerous different areas of history and gives the reader the chance to let their own imaginations expand on the worlds the author has created for us true to it s title, it presents these alternate histories... (Sign in to see more)


Bridget Tracy

Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History By Phong Nguyen

I really enjoyed this book by the end, but it took me awhile to get into it I would probably give it 3 1 2 stars simply because the epilogue was absolutely hilarious, and there were a few chapters that I really did enjoy However, I wasn t entirely familiar with all of the historical events and figur... (Sign in to see more)


Imber

Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History By Phong Nguyen

Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History by Phong Nguyen is a very unique book As I read the accounts of different historical figures, I found them both humorous and horrifying All in all, it is incredibly imaginative I received the book for free through Goodreads First Reads.


Stef

Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History By Phong Nguyen

won on goodreadsI liked the writing style The stories are thoughtful and entertaining I enjoyed this book very much.


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