Alas, Babylon

Alas, Babylon

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"Alas, Babylon." Those fateful words heralded the end. 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 323 pages
  • 135 x 201 x 23mm | 272g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0060741872
  • 9780060741877
  • 92,595

About Pat Frank

Frank, Pat

Pat Frank (1908-1964) is the author of the classic postapocalyptic novel Alas, Babylon, as well as the Cold War thriller Forbidden Area. Before becoming an author, Frank worked as a journalist and also as a propagandist for the government. He is one of the first and most influential science fiction writers to deal with the consequences of atomic warfare.
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