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Abe Lincoln in McDonald’s (1989) [Short Story]
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Divergence: 1863 CE
What if: Lincoln made peace with the Confederacy in 1863.
Through time travel, Lincoln gets a look at slavery in 2009.
(From Uchronia: The Alternate History List)

First published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May 1989.

Also appears in:

  • What Might Have Been? Volume II: Alternate Heroes, ed. Gregory Benford & Martin H. Greenberg, Bantam Spectra 1990;
  • The 1990 Annual World’s Best SF, ed. Donald A. Wollheim & Arthur W. Saha, DAW 1990;
  • What Might Have Been? Volumes I & II, ed. Gregory Benford & Martin H. Greenberg, SFBC 1990;
  • The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Three;
  • The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: A 45th Anniversary Anthology, ed. Edward L. Ferman & Kristine Kathryn Rusch, St. Martin’s 1994;
  • Bible Stories for Adults, Harcourt Brace/Harvest 1996.

Original title: Abe Lincoln in McDonald’s
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionWorld VersionsTime Travel
FictionScience FictionWorld VersionsAlternate Histories

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     What Might Have Been: Alternate Heroes (1989) [Anthology]
      Authors: Harry Harrison , James Morrow , Barry N. Malzberg , Rudy Rucker , Robert Silverberg , Harry Turtledove , Judith Tarr , Walter Jon Williams , George Zebrowski , Paul Di Filippo , Susan M. Shwartz , Marc Laidlaw , Michael Cassutt , Sheila Finch , Tom Shippey
     Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Three, the (1990) [Anthology]
      Authors: David Brin , Orson Scott Card , James Morrow , Bruce Sterling , Lucius Shepard , Charles Sheffield , Robert Silverberg , Connie Willis , Richard Paul Russo , John Crowley , Jayge Carr , J.R. Dunn
     Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: A 45th Anniversary Anthology, the (1994) [Anthology]
      Authors: Harlan Ellison , James Morrow , Thomas Ligotti , Joe Haldeman , Mike Resnick , Robert Reed , Gene Wolfe , Karen Joy Fowler , Alan Brennert , Ray Vukcevich , Terry Bisson , Carolyn Gilman , R. García y Robertson , Michael Conner , Dale Bailey , Madeleine E. Robins , Marcos Donnelly , Ray Aldridge , Richard Bowes
     Bible Stories for Adults (1996) [Collection]
      Author: James Morrow

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