RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 558268 LA English T1 Earth abides. A1 Stewart, George R.,, PB Fawcett PP Greenwich, Conn. YR 1949 AB A mysterious plague has destroyed the vast majority of the human race. Isherwood Williams returns from a wilderness field trip to discover that civilisation has vanished during his absence. Eventually, in San Francisco, he encounters a female survivor who becomes his wife. Around them and their children a small community develops, but rebuilding civilisation is beyond their resources, and gradually they return to a simpler way of life.