The Future of Another Timeline

The Future of Another Timeline

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"1992: After a confrontation at a riot grrl concert, seventeen-year-old Beth finds herself in a car with her friend's abusive boyfriend dead in the backseat, agreeing to help her friends hide the body. This murder sets Beth and her friends on a path of escalating violence and vengeance as they realize many other young women in the world need protecting too. 2022: Determined to use time travel to create a safer future, Tess has dedicated her life to visiting key moments in history and fighting for change. But rewriting the timeline isn't as simple as editing one person or event. And just when Tess believes she's found a way to make an edit that actually sticks, she encounters a group of dangerous travelers bent on stopping her at any cost. Tess and Beth's lives intertwine as war breaks out across the timeline - a war that threatens to destroy time travel and leave only a small group of elites with the power to shape the past, present, and future. Against the vast and intricate forces of history and humanity, is it possible for a single person's actions to echo throughout the timeline?"--Publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2019
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780765392107
0765392100
Branch Call Number: SCI-FIC NEWITZ 2019
Characteristics: 350 pages ; 22 cm

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A fiercely feminist queer punk rock time travel novel that follows Tess, a time traveling geologist, and her cohort of time travelers who are orchestrating a fine-tuned fight against a group of men hell-bent on stopping women’s rights from ever advancing.

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SCL_Justin Oct 06, 2020

A really different take on time travel, where it's an academic discipline and making changes to the past is the equivalent of a Wikipedia edit war. Highly recommended.

JCLS_Ashland_Kristin Aug 03, 2020

There are some internal inconsistencies with the time travel logic of this novel, BUT as a novel of feminist ideas it has an interesting message and I found it to be worth reading.

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