This true modern masterpiece is built around the two fateful words that make up the title and herald the end?“Alas, Babylon.” When a nuclear holocaust ravages the United States, a thousand years of civilization are stripped away overnight, and tens of millions of people are killed instantly.
But for one small town in Florida, miraculously spared, the struggle is just beginning, as men and women of all backgrounds join together to confront the darkness. Will Patton's narration paints this classic tale as an ominous picture of the terrible possibilities of the nuclear age.
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Those fateful words heralded the end. When the unthinkable nightmare of nuclear holocaust ravaged the United States, it was instant death for tens of millions of people; for survivors, it was a nightmare of hunger, sickness, and brutality. Overnight, a thousand years of civilization were stripped away.
But for one small Florida town, spared against all the odds, the struggle was just beginning, as men and women of all ages and races found the courage to join together and push against the darkness.Product Description:
A story of a group of people who rely on their own courage and ingenuity to survive in a town which escaped nuclear bombing.
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Book Description Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1960. Book Condition: Fair. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP93614530
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97803970009754.0