The Resource The dead lands, Benjamin Percy

The dead lands, Benjamin Percy

Label
The dead lands
Title
The dead lands
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Percy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Like Stephen King's The Stand before it, The Dead Lands is an incredible novel set across the sprawling landscape of a nightmarish postapocalyptic American West. The world we know is gone, destroyed by a virus that wiped out nearly every human on the planet. Some few survivors built walled cities, fortresses to keep themselves safe from those the virus didn't kill...but did change. Sanctuary. A citadel in the heart of the former United States of America. Hundreds of miles in every direction beyond its walls lies nothing but death and devastation. Everyone who lives in the safety Sanctuary provides knows that. Until the day a stranger appears. He speaks of a green and fertile land far to the west, a land of promise and plenty, safe from the ruin the virus has wreaked. He has come to lead the survivors away from Sanctuary, to the promise of a new life without walls. But those who follow him will discover that not everything he says is true
Summary
A post-apocalyptic reimagining of Lewis and Clark's epic journey is set in a world decimated by a superflu and nuclear fallout, where two explorers investigate rumors of a land with growing crops, plentiful rain, and a dangerous rising army
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10405189
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Percy, Benjamin
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • End of the world
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Epidemics
  • Viruses
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Survival
  • Armies
Target audience
adult
Label
The dead lands, Benjamin Percy
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9781444770049
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781444770049
Label
The dead lands, Benjamin Percy
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9781444770049
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781444770049

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