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ALAS, BABYLON

by | Read by Will Patton

Fiction • 11.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1959

Will Patton is a calm and steady narrator whose quiet intensity wraps around this post-apocalyptic saga, written in the midst of the Cold War. In his small town in Florida, Randy gathers together a compound of self-reliant people who struggle to survive and adjust to their new world after a nuclear attack that has wiped out much of civilization. As Patton recounts the stories of some of the survivors, he presents their personalities in the context of the time. He reflects the tones of deference of women to men, nonwhites to whites, and children to adults. In a conversational tone, he quietly brings the characters and their relationships to life. J.E.M. 2012 Audies Winner © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2012]

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Trade Ed. • Audible, Inc. • 2010

DD ISBN $24.05

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