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On the beach

Shute, Nevil, 1899-19602019
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After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive cloud that is heading their way and bringing certain death to everyone in its path. Among them is an American submarine captain struggling to resist the knowledge that his wife and children in the United States must be dead. Then a faint Morse code signal is picked up, transmitting from somewhere near Seattle, and Captain Towers must lead his submarine crew on a bleak tour of the ruined world in a desperate search for signs of life. Both terrifying and intensely moving, "On the Beach" is a remarkably convincing portrait of how ordinary people might face the most unimaginable nightmare.
Main title:
On the beach / Nevil Shute ; introduced by Gideon Haigh.
Author:
Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960, authorHaigh, Gideon, author of introduction, etc
Imprint:
Melbourne, Victoria : Text Publishing, 2019.
Collation:
xxxi, 312 pages ; 22 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
Originally published: London: Heinemann, 1957.
ISBN:
9781922268327 (hardback)
Dewey class:
823.912
Language:
English
BRN:
375102
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryAdult Fiction - CrimeSHUTOnloan - Due: 02 Jul 2024
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