Alas, Babylon (F)

Alas, Babylon (F)

Publisher: PEP
Author: Pat Frank
$14.27
Starting about 48 hours before the Soviet Union and United States lauch massive nuclear strikes against one another, the novel follows residents of Fort Repose, Florida in their efforts to survive and rebuild their lives and communities.   The most basic amenities are a struggle, and life becomes both much more simple, and much, much harder.  Survival is an uphill battle as the they  struggle with limited medical care, limited food, and the ever-present fear of radioactive fallout. Suddenly everything is potentially lethal, and some rise to the challenge, other give up, and still other revert to lawlessness. Still, there is hope, love, and birth.   Although written in the late 1950's, the concept is still very real and  relevant.

Softcover 323 pages
ISBN:
0060741872   EAN: 9780060741877
Book Title Alas, Babylon (F)
Publisher: PEP
Author Pat Frank
Starting about 48 hours before the Soviet Union and United States lauch massive nuclear strikes against one another, the novel follows residents of Fort Repose, Florida in their efforts to survive and rebuild their lives and communities.   The most basic amenities are a struggle, and life becomes both much more simple, and much, much harder.  Survival is an uphill battle as the they  struggle with limited medical care, limited food, and the ever-present fear of radioactive fallout. Suddenly everything is potentially lethal, and some rise to the challenge, other give up, and still other revert to lawlessness. Still, there is hope, love, and birth.   Although written in the late 1950's, the concept is still very real and  relevant.

Softcover 323 pages
ISBN:
0060741872   EAN: 9780060741877