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The Old Man and the Wasteland: Updated Edition [NOOK Book]

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Part Hemingway, part Cormac McCarthy's The Road, a suspenseful odyssey into the dark heart of the post-apocalyptic American Southwest.

Forty years after the destruction of civilization, human beings are reduced to salvaging the ruins of a broken world. One survivor's most prized possession is Hemingway's classic The Old Man and the Sea. With the words of the novel echoing across the wasteland, a living victim of the Nuclear Holocaust journeys ...

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Overview

Part Hemingway, part Cormac McCarthy's The Road, a suspenseful odyssey into the dark heart of the post-apocalyptic American Southwest.

Forty years after the destruction of civilization, human beings are reduced to salvaging the ruins of a broken world. One survivor's most prized possession is Hemingway's classic The Old Man and the Sea. With the words of the novel echoing across the wasteland, a living victim of the Nuclear Holocaust journeys into the unknown to break a curse.

What follows is an incredible tale of grit and endurance. A lone traveler must survive the desert wilderness and mankind gone savage to discover the truth of Hemingway's classic tale of man versus nature.

Now with a new introduction by author Nick Cole.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062268532
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/22/2013
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 100
  • Sales rank: 242,154
  • File size: 630 KB

Meet the Author

Nick Cole is an army veteran and working actor living in Southern California. When he is not auditioning for commercials, going out for sitcoms, or being shot, kicked, stabbed, or beaten by film-school students, the author of The Wasteland Saga can often be found working as a guard for King Phillip II of Spain or in a similar role in Don Carlo at Los Angeles Opera.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 31, 2013

    Pretty enjoyable

    Not bad. I really enjoyed some parts but found myself skimming others. Overall pretty good for .99c

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2014

    Great

    The mix between MacCarthy's The Road and The Old Man and The Sea creates a short and beautiful work. Nick Cole is an expert in the genre.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2013

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    Dreary and without point

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