Missing Links and Secret Histories

A Selection of Wikipedia Entries from Across the Known Multiverse

by L. Timmel Duchamp

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Missing Links and Secret Histories imagines a world of "lost" Wikipedia entries, detailing everything from the life of Nancy Drew's mother to the inspiration for Edgar Allan Poe's story, "The Fall of the House of Usher."

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Like Wikipedia, this book is written by many contributors but forms a unified whole. Sticking strictly to Wikipedia formatting, each chapter is a "missing" entry, detailing everything from the lost history of Nancy Drew's mother to the life of the independent, 19th-century female author who inspired Poe's "Fall of the House of Usher." Editor Duchamp, a longtime publisher of progressive, independent science fiction, has put together a wicked and witty sendup of how history is written today —

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