"Quantum Leap: the novel" was retitled "Quantum Leap: Carny Knowledge" in the UK. It is the same work.
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ONE SMALL STEP FOR MAN... ONE QUANTUM LEAP FOR MANKIND
Theorizing that a man could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator 0 and vanished.
Somehow he was transported not only in time, but into someone else's lie...
And the Quantum Leap Project took on a whole new dimension. -------------
CARNY KNOWLEDGE Trapped in the body of a 1950s carnival worker, Sam Beckett learns the true meaning of thrills and chills. According to Al, Sam's holographic contact with the future, a roller coaster will derail in four days....
The accident will result in 7 deaths... And Sam's chances of stopping it are - one in a million.