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The dead lands : a novel

by Percy, Benjamin.

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In the postapocalypse, folks getting by in the Sanctuary (the remains of St. Louis) are surprised when a woman rushes in to report that in the West, civilization flourishes and crops grow. Unfortunately, there's also an army on the march that enslaves everyone it encounters. Full description

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Summary: In the postapocalypse, folks getting by in the Sanctuary (the remains of St. Louis) are surprised when a woman rushes in to report that in the West, civilization flourishes and crops grow. Unfortunately, there's also an army on the march that enslaves everyone it encounters.
Physical Description: 403 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781455528240 (hardcover)
1455528242 (hardcover)
Author Notes: Ben Percy received a BA with Honors from Brown University and an MFA with a teaching fellowship from Southern Illinois University.

Percy has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Marquette University. He currently teaches creative writing at Iowa State University.

He is the author of two novels, Red Moon (forthcoming from Grand Central in 2012), The Wilding (Graywolf, 2010), and two books of short stories, Refresh, Refresh (Graywolf, 2007) and The Language of Elk (Carnegie Mellon, 2006).

Ben lives in Ames, Iowa, with his wife and two children.

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