The Year of the Flood Book
Score: 3.5
From 181 Ratings

The Year of the Flood

  • Author : Margaret Atwood
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307398925

The Year of the Flood Excerpt :

From the Booker Prize–winning author of Oryx and Crake, the first book in the MaddAddam Trilogy, and The Handmaid’s Tale. Internationally acclaimed as ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by, amongst others, the Globe and Mail, the New York Times, the New Yorker, and the Village Voice In a world driven by shadowy, corrupt corporations and the uncontrolled development of new, gene-spliced life forms, a man-made pandemic occurs, obliterating human life. Two people find they have unexpectedly survived: Ren, a young dancer locked inside the high-end sex club Scales and Tails (the cleanest dirty girls in town), and Toby, solitary and determined, who has barricaded herself inside a luxurious spa, watching and waiting. The women have to decide on their next move--they can’t stay hidden forever. But is anyone else out there?

The Flood of 2013 Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Flood of 2013

  • Author : Herald
  • Publisher : Greystone Books
  • Release Date : 2013-09-20
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 9781771640343

The Flood of 2013 Excerpt :

The Flood of 2013 chronicles an unforgettable summer of angry rivers, unprecedented flooding and undeniable human spirit. This book looks at how the disaster irrevocably changed southern Alberta and its people. In the face of disaster, Albertans showed their true grit and rose above adversity—just like their ancestors did for generations before them. The flood began in southern Alberta on June 20 and led to four deaths, billions of dollars in damage and more than 100,000 people fleeing their homes to escape raging waters. More than eighty Herald journalists—photographers, writers, editors, videographers, researchers and digital producers—became involved in narrating the tale of the flood. Using their words and images, this stunning volume captures not only the devastation and destruction of the flood but also the emergence of heroes and heartfelt moments. Neighbours helped neighbours. Strangers helped strangers. And Albertans vowed to recover, come hell or high water.

After The Flood Book
Score: 3.5
From 25 Ratings

After The Flood

  • Author : Kassandra Montag
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781460711514

After The Flood Excerpt :

Life is about more than just surviving... An unforgettable, inventive, and riveting epic saga about a mother, her daughter and their struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic flooded world, which signals the arrival of an extraordinary new talent. 'An adventure rife with great peril and high emotional stakes, this postapocalyptic novel reads like a fast-paced screenplay: intense, visceral, and relentless.' Library Journal It's 2031, and the world has been utterly transformed. After years of rising floodwaters, all that's left is an archipelago of mountaintop colonies surrounded by a deep expanse of open water. Civilization as it once was is gone. Bands of pirates roam the waters, in search of goods and women to breed. Some join together to create a new kind of society, while others sail alone, barely surviving. Myra and her young daughter, Pearl, survive by fishing from their small boat, visiting small hamlets and towns on dry land to trade for supplies and information. The sole purpose of Myra's existence is to protect Pearl, while mourning the loss of her oldest daughter, Row, who was kidnapped during the last terrifying storm surge. For eight years Myra has searched for the girl that she knows, in her bones and her heart, still lives. In a violent confrontation with a stranger, Myra hears that Row was last seen in a far-off encampment of raiders on the coast of what used to be Greenland. Throwing aside her usual caution, she and Pearl embark on a perilous voyage into the icy northern seas to rescue her. A compulsively readable novel of dark despair and soaring hope, After the Flood is a magnificent, exhilarating, action-packed, and sometimes frightening odyssey laced with wonder - an affecting and wholly original saga, both redemptive and astonishing. 'The searing, often brutal story of a mother's terrifying quest to find her missing daughter in a post-apocalyptic world. Haunting and shocking.' Liv Constantine, bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish '[A] bri

The Genesis Flood Book
Score: 4
From 22 Ratings

The Genesis Flood

  • Author : John Clement Whitcomb
  • Publisher : P & R Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 518
  • ISBN 10 : 159638395X

The Genesis Flood Excerpt :

Over fifty years ago Henry Morris and John Whitcomb joined together to write a controversial book that sparked dialogue and debate on Darwin and Jesus, science and the Bible, evolution and creation -- culminating in what would later be called the birth of the modern creation science movement. Now, fifty years, forty-nine printings, and 300,000 copies after the initial publication of The Genesis Flood, P&R Publishing has produced a fiftieth anniversary edition of this modern classic. - Back cover.

The Flood Book

The Flood

  • Author : Carol Ascher
  • Publisher : Northwestern University Press
  • Release Date : 1997-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9780810132931

The Flood Excerpt :

Nine-year-old Eva Hoffman is the daughter of Austrian Jewish refugees who have found a precarious safety among a small community of European exiles attached to a psychoanalytic hospital in Topeka, Kansas. It is 1951, and the landmark school desegregation case, Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, is being tried in the local court. As the rising river inundates the town, the Hoffmans open their home to refugees from the flood, and Evan learns the complexities of prejudice--and courage--both within and outside her family.

Before the Flood Book

Before the Flood

  • Author : Elisabeth C. Rosenberg
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-08-03
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781643136455

Before the Flood Excerpt :

In the tradition of Silent Spring, a modern parable of the American experience and our paradoxical relationship with the natural world. Though it seems a part of the "natural" landscape of New England today, the Swift River Valley reservoir, dam, dike, and nature area was a triumph of civil engineering. It combined forward-looking environmental stewardship and social policy, yet the “little people”—and the four towns in which they lived—got lost along the way. Elisabeth Rosenberg has crafted Before the Flood to be both a modern and a universal story in a time when managed retreat will one day be a reality. Meticulously researched, Before the Flood, is the first narrative book on the incredible history of the Swift River Valley and the origins Quabbin Reservoir. Rosenberg dive into the socioeconomic and psychological aspects of the Swift River Valley’s destruction in order to supply drinking water for the growing populations of Boston and wider Massachusetts. It is as much a human story as the story of water and landscape, and Before the Flood movingly reveals both the stories and the science of the key players and the four flooded towns that were washed forever away.

Surviving the Flood Book

Surviving the Flood

  • Author : Stephen Minot
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2015-04-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 10 : 9781504010986

Surviving the Flood Excerpt :

From the contemporary angst of Ghost Images (1979), Minot now turns to a neat blend of allegory and Biblical revisionism. Ham, Noah’s third and youngest son, is the narrator and there are elements, he wants us to know, that the Official Version of the story has left out. The scorn, for instance, with which Noah’s idea for the ark was met from within the family.

Coming Soon  The Flood Book

Coming Soon The Flood

  • Author : Zvi Jagendorf
  • Publisher : Halban Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-10-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781905559930

Coming Soon The Flood Excerpt :

Who are these wanderers and outsiders living on the ceasefire line in Jerusalem, a city torn in two? What do they know of an impending storm?

Apples on the Flood Book

Apples on the Flood

  • Author : Rodger Cunningham
  • Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN 10 : 0870496298

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Things From the Flood Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Things From the Flood

  • Author : Simon Stålenhag
  • Publisher : Skybound Books
  • Release Date : 2020-07-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982150716

Things From the Flood Excerpt :

The basis for the new Amazon Prime Original Series! From the author of the imaginative and “awe-inspiring” (New York Journal of Books) narrative art book The Electric State comes the haunting sequel to his remarkable Tales from the Loop. Welcome back to the Loop. In 1954, the Swedish government ordered the construction of the world’s largest particle accelerator in the pastoral countryside of Mälaröarna. The local population called this marvel of technology The Loop and celebrated its completion. But Mälaröarna and the world would never be the same. Infused with strange machines and unfathomable creatures, Things from the Flood is transcendent look at technology that will stay with you long after you turn the final page.

A Journal Of The Flood Year Book

A Journal Of The Flood Year

  • Author : David Ely
  • Publisher : Portobello Books
  • Release Date : 2014-03-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781846275753

A Journal Of The Flood Year Excerpt :

In a near-future, half-flooded world governed by technobureaucracy and ultraconformity, where human contact is abhorrent and passion unheard of, William Fowke already has a reputation as a trouble-maker. And now he insists that the Wall - the engineering marvel that keeps what remains of America's East Coast from being inundated by the Atlantic Ocean - is leaking. Convicted of sedition and 'excluded', Fowke begins a horrific, thrilling odyssey through a nether world of gulags. With the exception of agent Julia Keller, who arrested him, everyone is hostile, including his former bosses and fellow prisoners, leaving Fowke excluded even by the excluded. And desperate to get back to his threatened Wall to sound the alarm ...

The Flood Control Controversy Book

The Flood Control Controversy

  • Author : Luna Bergere Leopold
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1954
  • Genre: Flood control
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015006424173

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The Year Before the Flood Book
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

The Year Before the Flood

  • Author : Ned Sublette
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2009-09
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9781569763230

The Year Before the Flood Excerpt :

With a style the "Los Angeles Times "calls as "vivid and fast-moving as the music he loves," Ned Sublette's powerful new book drives the reader through the potholed, sinking streets of the United States's least-typical city. In this eagerly awaited follow-up to "The World That Made New Orleans," Sublette's award-winning history of the Crescent City's colonial years, he traces an arc of his own experience, from the white supremacy of segregated 1950s Louisiana through the funky year of 2004-2005--the last year New Orleans was whole. By turns irreverent, joyous, darkly comic, passionate, and pol.