Alas, Babylon

by Pat Frank

“Alas, Babylon.” Those fateful words heralded theend.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 323 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.07 out of 5
  • Published July 5th 2005 by Harper Perennial Modern Classics
  • Original Title: Alas
  • Babylon
  • ISBN: 0060741872 (ISBN13: 9780060741877)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Characters: Randy Bragg
  • Literary Awards: Audie Award for Fiction (2012)

“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.