Haldeman, Joe. The Hemingway Hoax
Divergence: 1926 CE
Summary: A professor planning a Hemingway forgery is killed by a timeline protector and awakes as another timeline's version of himself more than once.
Comments: Real allohistorical content is minimal, with just a comment or two to indicate differences between the timelines (e.g., DeSotos on the road in 1997, the Reagan assassination, etc.).
Published: Morrow 1990 (0688090249BUY); New English Library 1990 (0450529789), 1991 (0450551954); Avon 1991 (0380708000BUY).
— Revision of "The Hemingway Hoax", in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, April 1990; The Year's Best Science Fiction, Eighth Annual Collection (ed. Gardner Dozois), St. Martin's 1991 (0312060092BUY, 0312060084BUY), SFBC 1991, v.t. Best New SF 5, Robinson 1991 (1854870912); Nebula Awards 26: SFWA'S Choice for the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year (ed. James Morrow), HBJ 1992 (0151649340BUY, 0156654725BUY); The New Hugo Awards: Volume III (ed. Connie Willis and Martin H. Greenberg), Baen 1994 (067187604X), SFBC 1994; and None So Blind, Morrow/Avonova 1996 (0688147798BUY), Avon 1997 (0380708027BUY).
Original in: English.
Translation: French by Jean-Daniel Brègque as Le vieil homme et son double, Gallimard 2002 (2070419266).
Translation: Spanish by Rafael Marín Trechera as El engaño Hemingway, Ediciones B 1995 (8740656017), 1996 (8440657048).
Awards: "The Hemingway Hoax", winner: 1990 Nebula for best novella. "The Hemingway Hoax", winner: 1991 Hugo for best novella. "The Hemingway Hoax", nominee: 1991 World Fantasy Award for best novella.
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