Stars and Stripes Triumphant

Stars and Stripes Triumphant

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President Abraham Lincoln and Britain's Queen Victoria face their ultimate date of reckoning as Irish residents are sent to English prison camps, the British Navy siezes American cargo ships, and the Americans prepare to invade.

Blackwell North Amer
For the two countries that share a language and a heritage, the conflict began at the dawn of the U.S. Civil War. Just as America was about to tear itself to pieces, Britain itself committed an act of war by seizing a U.S. packet ship. In retaliation, the Confederate States rejoined the Union and took up arms against England. Repulsing a British invasion, and defeating her majesty's army, first in Canada, then in Mexico, then in Ireland, American pride and power swelled. Britain, like a wounded lion, howled in shame and anger. Now, Queen Victoria's empire is more dangerous than ever before, turning against the Irish on her own soil, flexing her naval might, and all but forcing a weary President Lincoln to authorize the next step in a headlong journey toward war.

& Taylor

President Abraham Lincoln, Britain's Queen Victoria, Lord Palmerston, and a group of opposition leaders face their ultimate day of reckoning as Irish-born citizens are sent to English prison camps, the British Navy seizes American cargo ships bound for Europe, and a weapon of destructive force threatens to destroy everything, in the action-packed finale of the alternate history trilogy set during the Civil War era.

Publisher: New York : Del Rey Books, Ballantine Books, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780345409379
Branch Call Number: F HAR
Characteristics: 249 p. ; 25 cm


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