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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 jus...


  • Author: Pat Frank
  • Publish Date: 2005-07-05
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    Apocalyptic Science Fiction Books(Ranked 4 out of 23)

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    Post Apocalyptic Science Fiction Books(Ranked 7 out of 55)

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