One Second After – William Forstchen – Reality Based Fiction
This book is amazing. The story line is that an EMP is explodes over the continental United States and everything that runs on microchips is shorted out beyond repair. So image a world with no electricity, new cars do not run, modern radios are dead and you are cut off from the rest of the country. The Hero of the book is a history professor at a small country college in South Carolina.
This book brings up many topics about the lack of ability of the average American to survive without the comforts of modern technology. After reading this book it made me go out and buy some canned food, I live in Florida and I can only image what will happen if we lost electricity for a long period of time due to a hurricane and I want to be prepared. If by being prepared for a hurricane I am in turn being prepared for a worst case imaginable, EMP, then even better.
Read this book. It will be a classic that everyone will be glad they spend the time to read. It is easy to follow and impossible to put down.
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