Long Voyage Back: A Novel

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Naval Institute Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Fiction - 395 pages
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A taut thriller about a small group of friends escaping a nuclear holocaust.

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User Review  - BeeQuiet - LibraryThing

Oh dear. I really love The Dice Man by Luke Rhinehart, but this book is simply not very good. Incredibly pronounced gender stereotypes are so overdone that it's not in the least bit offensive, it's ... Read full review

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This book is a neat twist to the normal post apocolypse stories. The characters pull you in and it is written so you really are wondering what will happen next to them and who will survive. It is one that I have read and reread. The survivors are running from the horrors that are found on land after the nuclear war. And this is what happens to them at sea. Other trials await them - finding food, fresh water, battling each other and the ultimate goal of a safe haven. 

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About the author (1995)

George Cockcroft (AKA Luke Rhinehart) was born in the United States, son of an engineer and a civil servant. He received a BA from Cornell University and an MA from Columbia University. Subsequently he received a PhD in psychology, also from Columbia. He married his wife, Ann, on June 30, 1956. He has three children.

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