The American Book of the Dead

By: Billias, Stephen

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"Nucleomitophobia . . . is an exaggerated fear of being blown to bits by nuclear weapons. Bertie Rupp has it, and it's driving him crazy. He's tried meditation, yoga, vegetarianism, and The Society for the Preservation of Mankind. Nothing works, until he hears about "The American Book of the Dead", a Zen guide to surviving the nuclear holocaust. Convinced that he must find The Book and learn its secrets if the human race is to endure, Bertie sets out on a desperate search that will take him to Las Vegas and back . . . and involve him in the lives of an ex-nun from Kansas who truly loves him, an old tailor who surviv ed the Nazi holocaust, and a mysterious representative from The Society for the Preservation of Outer Space. It is an odyssey that will lead him through the darkness of impending nuclear war and beyond. . . to Enlightenment."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Title: The American Book of the Dead

Author Name: Billias, Stephen

Categories: Science Fiction and Fantasy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Popular Library: 1987

ISBN Number: 0445203358

ISBN Number 13: 9780445203358

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 000823

Keywords: Science Fiction Survivalist Nuclear War World War III Nuclear Holocaust Zen Guide Zen Survivalist