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The Long Tomorrow [NOOK Book]

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One of the original novels of post-nuclear holocaust America, The Long Tomorrow is considered by many to be one of the finest science fiction novels ever written on the subject. The story has inspired generations of new writers and is still as mesmerizing today as when it was originally written.

Len and Esau are young cousins living decades after a nuclear war has destroyed...
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The Long Tomorrow

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Overview

One of the original novels of post-nuclear holocaust America, The Long Tomorrow is considered by many to be one of the finest science fiction novels ever written on the subject. The story has inspired generations of new writers and is still as mesmerizing today as when it was originally written.

Len and Esau are young cousins living decades after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization as we know. The rulers of the post-war community have forbidden the existence of large towns and consider technology evil.

However Len and Esau long for more than their simple agrarian existence. Rumors of mythical Bartorstown, perhaps the last city in existence, encourage the boys to embark on a journey of discovery and adventure that will call into question not only firmly held beliefs, but the boys’ own personal convictions.
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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Fantasy at its best.
New York Times
Close to being a great work of science ficiton.
New York Herald Tribune
She [Brackett] has created science-fiction to compare with serious
mainstream literature.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781612420141
  • Publisher: Phoenix Pick
  • Publication date: 1/29/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 628,370
  • File size: 263 KB

Meet the Author

Leigh Brackett Hamilton (1915-1978) was a well-known science fiction author and a highly respected Hollywood script-writer. Her script writing credits include adaptations of Raymond Chandler’s The Big Sleep and The Long Goodbye as well as Star Wars Episode V, The Empire Strikes Back.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2012

    The book might be fine, but the Nook edition is unreadable due t

    The book might be fine, but the Nook edition is unreadable due to
    hard-coded tiny fonts.

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