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Mooney, Ted. Traffic and Laughter. Knopf 1990.

Mooney, Ted. Traffic and Laughter
What if: World War II ended without use of the atomic bomb, but with a US invasion of Japan in November 1945.
Summary: Decades later the invention of the atomic bomb causes a diplomatic crisis, with suggestions that it be tested in the Azanian desert or not at all. Meanwhile, children of the diplomats meet in Los Angeles.
Comments: Allohistorical content is minimal.
Published: Knopf 1990 (0394584783BUY); Vintage 1998 (0679738843BUY).