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The chronocar

Author: Steve Bellinger
Publisher: Vancouver, WA : Barking Rain Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Simmie Johnson was born the son of a slave. He was also a genius. After earning a PhD in physics from Tuskegee Institute, he wrote a paper outlining a theory for time travel, including plans for a time machine, called a Chronocar, which was published in a scientific journal in the early 1900s . Since the technology required to build the Chronocar did not yet exist, the paper and its brilliant writer faded into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Bellinger
ISBN: 9781941295182 1941295185
OCLC Number: 918901215
Description: 141 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Steve Bellinger.

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Simmie Johnson was born the son of a slave. He was also a genius. After earning a PhD in physics from Tuskegee Institute, he wrote a paper outlining a theory for time travel, including plans for a time machine, called a Chronocar, which was published in a scientific journal in the early 1900s . Since the technology required to build the Chronocar did not yet exist, the paper and its brilliant writer faded into obscurity. A century later, a young Illinois Tech student, Tony Carpenter, discovers the journal article and decides to build a Chronocar so he can travel back to 1919 to meet the black scientist he hopes to emulate. Unfortunately, time is not on his side as he arrives in Chicago just in time for the bloodiest race riot in the citys history. Can Tony use the Chronocar to save his new friends, or will his attempt forever alter the future he hopes to return to?

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