World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

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Crown/Archetype, Sep 12, 2006 - Fiction - 320 pages
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9/12/16 is the Tenth Anniversary of World War Z’s publication!
We survived the zombie apocalypse, but how many of us are still haunted by that terrible time? We have (temporarily?) defeated the living dead, but at what cost? Told in the haunting and riveting voices of the men and women who witnessed the horror firsthand, World War Z, a #1 New York Times bestseller and the basis for the blockbuster movie, is the only record of the plague years.

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User Review  - Debby Allen - Goodreads

/Not/ the movie, though based on the same premise. Nice conceit, the oral history unfolding the reordering of the world. I suppose there are deeper themes of social inertia, denial, arrogance ... Read full review

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Very entertaining. Much different from the movie. Read full review

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Max Brooks’s previous book, The Zombie Survival Guide, formed the core of the world’s civilian survival manuals during the Zombie War. Mr. Brooks subsequently spent years traveling to every part of the globe in order to conduct the face-to-face interviews that have been incorporated into this present publication.

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