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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
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Bethlehem Main Library f (Text) 33062009350746 New Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781324006251
  • ISBN: 1324006250
  • Physical Description: 536 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2020]

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"A multigenerational story about two families living in the shadow of nuclear apocalypse. The year is 1959. Two young soldiers, Drummond and Carter, one working-class, the other privileged, form an intense and unlikely friendship at "Doomtown", a training center that simulates the aftermath of an atomic strike. Years later, the men watch the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis unfold in horror. Carter, now a high-ranking British government official, offers Drummond a way to save himself and his family in the event of a nuclear strike. Their pact, kept secret, will have devastating consequences for the very lives they seek to protect. Spanning decades, from the 1950s to the present, this ambitious, original novel offers a nuanced and absorbing portrait of friendship and rivalry that explores class divisions and the psychological legacy of the nuclear age"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Soldiers > Great Britain > Fiction.
Male friendship > Fiction.
Nuclear warfare > Psychological aspects > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.

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