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ISBN13: 9780765327253
ISBN10: 0765327252
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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 the Wall 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.


"New York Times"-bestselling author Forstchen presents a terrifyingly real story of terrorism, in which one man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war.

About the Author

WILLIAM R. FORSTCHEN has a Ph.D. from Purdue University with specializations in Military History and the History of Technology. He is a Faculty Fellow and Professor of History at Montreat College.  He is the author of over forty books, including the New York Times bestselling series Gettysburg and Pearl Harbor (coauthored with Newt Gingrich), as well as the award-winning young adult novel We Look Like Men of War. He has also authored numerous short stories and articles about military history and military technology. His interests include archaeological research on sites in Mongolia, and as a pilot he owns and flies an original World War II "recon bird." Dr. Forstchen resides near Asheville, North Carolina with his teenage daughter Meghan and their small pack of golden retreivers and yellow labs.

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Bookmomma, September 23, 2013 (view all comments by Bookmomma)
I have read thousands of books off all genres. This is the first book, in all my life, that I threw away. I did this because I did not want someone else to read this awful pierce of work by passing it through my hands. The hero in this horribly written book, should have been tried as a war criminal in the end. Instead he was applauded. It is a morally corrupt and fear mongering piece of propaganda.
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Big John, January 1, 2013 (view all comments by Big John)
Well written with lots of food for thought considering the current state of world affairs.
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tregoy, January 19, 2012 (view all comments by tregoy)
It was a quick read since it was in my area of living. Great Book!
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Forstchen, William R.
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Science Fiction/Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic
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