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"A warm, continuously interesting story of what can happen to a group of ordinary people in a perilous situation." New York Herald Tribune --New York Herald Tribune --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
I first read Alas, Babylon as a teenager, shortly after it was published.
Change some of the technical terms, update the aircraft and this book could be talking about... Read more
have read this many times over the years and love it every time.
However the electronic copy is full of typos and other conversion mistakes- easily a hundred.
I've read this book many times over the years and enjoy it's lesson still. This book is still being used in classrooms today!Published 13 days ago by James E. Schmidt
No need to waste your time with a review, I love this book and the genre. The fact that the book is slightly dated actually adds to it's charm. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Gjeff
Fifty five years ago, as an Orlando high school senior, I read Pat Frank’s book, Alas, Babylon. In we 1959 Floridians worried more and more about nuclear war. Read morePublished 25 days ago by William B. Lemosy