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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.
"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.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Had read this some 40 years ago, still seems quite relevant,Published 3 days ago by Amazon Customer
This is the granddaddy of SHTF novels. One of the best books I have ever read and I read it nearly every year.Published 8 days ago by Tom
Apocalyptic, cold war adventure of survival. For a more modern account, read One Second After. Still, this is a good read, and is now considered a somewhat of a classic, along with... Read morePublished 15 days ago by R. A34
If you like post apocalyptic fiction, start reading stuff from the 50s and 60s. The 50s and 60s provide a deeper and scarier and more realistic view of a world after the end.Published 22 days ago by Army18and101
Alas, Babylon was an interesting read; however, there were so many errors in the text I wonder if the manuscript was edited. All that being said, it was a good what if scenario. Read morePublished 23 days ago by J. A. Hunsinger
Finally found this on Amazon. Love this book since I found it in high school.Published 23 days ago by ROCKY LEE BYRD