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TIME ON MY HANDS: A Novel with Photographs

Delacorte, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0684826518 / ISBN 13: 9780684826516
Published by Scribner, New York, 1997
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1997, 1997 Fine Book, Fine unclipped jacket, First Printing 1,3,5,7,9,10,8,6,4,2 Signed by the author on the title page, signature only, 397 clean tight unmarked pages, several b/w photos throughout, book has blue boards with 1/4 black spine with gilt lettering, jacket has a color illustration with white lettering. Bookseller Inventory # 003875

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Title: TIME ON MY HANDS: A Novel with Photographs

Publisher: Scribner, New York

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A physicist who has developed a time machine offers travel writer Gabriel Prince the opportunity to go back in time if he will change history by keeping Ronald Reagan from becoming America's fortieth president. 35,000 first printing.

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Here's a genre you don't run into every day--a political time-travel novel. If you enjoyed A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, or Back to the Future you'll definitely want to give this a tumble. A brilliant physicist has discovered a time machine from the 22d century languishing in an obscure Paris technical museum, but is too old to try it out himself. Fortunately he meets up with a bored travel writer (our hero) who is up for the mission. The physicist, a political liberal, has only one request of him: when you go back in time, divert B-movie actor Ronald Reagan from becoming president. The writer makes the trip (several times), meets Reagan (several times), but ... well, let's just say changing the entire course of modern American politics isn't easy. And there's the additional problem of falling in love with a luscious blonde who's been dead since 1938.

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