The Burning Mountain
|Cover artist||Paul Bacon|
|Publisher||Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers|
The Burning Mountain is a 1983 alternate history novel by Alfred Coppel. The key change in history in the novel is that the Trinity nuclear test of July 16, 1945 fails. Then the novel goes on to depict the outcome of Operation Downfall – the 1946 invasion of Japan – by American forces.