Things Fall Apart
By Harry Turtledove
(Roc Hardcover, Hardcover, 9780451465689, 400pp.)
Publication Date: December 3, 2013
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An explosion of incalculable magnitude in Yellowstone Park propelled lava and ash across the landscape and into the atmosphere, forever altering the climate of the entire continent. Nothing grows from the tainted soil. Stalled and stilled machines function only as statuary.
People have been scraping by on the excess food and goods produced before the eruption. But supplies are running low. Natural resources are dwindling. And former police officer Colin Ferguson knows that time is running out for his familyand for humanity....
Harry Turtledove, the New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels, has a PhD in Byzantine history. Nominated for the Nebula Award, he has won the Hugo, Sidewise, and John Esthen Cook awards. He lives with his wife and children in California.
Praise for the Supervolcano Series
“Fun, fast, and furious.”—True Review
“Turtledove creates a whole intricate biosphere with a somehow breathable atmosphere.”—The New Yorker
“Well written and enjoyable....Fans of postapocalyptic stories should enjoy this one.”—SFRevu
“Entertaining....Turtledove writes a fabulous near-future survival tale.”—Genre Go Round Reviews
“A terrifying future of the United States that seems within the realm of possibility.”—Winnipeg Free Press