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    William R. Forstchen is the author of We Look Like Men of War, among numerous other books in diverse subjects ranging from history to science fiction. He has co-authored several books with Newt Gingrich, includingGettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War, Pearl Harbor, Days of Infamy,To Try Men's Souls and Valley Forge. Forstchen holds a Ph.D. in History from Purdue University, with specializations in military history and the history of technology. He is currently a Faculty Fellow and Professor of History at Montreat College, near Asheville North Carolina. He is a pilot and flies an original WWII recon "warbird." He resides near Asheville with his daughter Meghan.

    New York Times best selling author William R. Forstchen now brings us a story which can be all too terrifyingly real...a story in which one man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war, in one second, a war that will send America back to the Dark Ages...A war based upon a weapon, an Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP). A weapon that may already be in the hands of our enemies.

    Months before publication, One Second After has already been cited on the floor of Congress as a book all Americans should read, a book already being discussed in the corridors of the Pentagon as a truly realistic look at a weapon and its awesome power to destroy the entire United States, literally within one second. It is a weapon that theWall Street Journal warns could shatter America. In the tradition of On the Beach,Fail Safe and Testament, this book, set in a typical American town, is a dire warning of what might be our future...and our end.

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    ISBN 9780765356864
    Genre FICTION / Thrillers
    Format Paperback
    Pages 511
    Publisher Date 2011-04-26 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Tor Books
    Copyright Year 2009
    Height 7.75 in
    Wdth 4.75 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.7 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Forstchen, William R.
    Country of Origin United States

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