Earth Abides

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Ballantine Books, 2006 - Fiction - 345 pages
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A disease of unparalleled destructive force has sprung up almost simultaneously in every corner of the globe, all but destroying the human race. One survivor, strangely immune to the effects of the epidemic, ventures forward to experience a world without man. What he ultimately discovers will prove far more astonishing than anything he'd either dreaded or hoped for.

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

Only a few survivors are left after most of humanity suffers an apocalyptic fate. The societies the remaining humans create are fascinating, but what sticks in my mind to this day is the rapid loss of ... Read full review

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User Review  - tlockney - LibraryThing

Fantastic book, though a bit dated in tone. This is not the post-apocalyptic book you might think it would be, considering the route so many take with the scenario proposed by the author. Read it if ... Read full review

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