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Rivers

Author: Michael F Smith, (Fiction writer)
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"Following years of catastrophic hurricanes, the Gulf Coast--stretching from the Florida panhandle to the western Louisiana border--has been brought to its knees. The region is so punished and depleted that the government has drawn a new boundary ninety miles north of the coastline. Life below the Line offers no services, no electricity, and no resources, and those who stay behind live by their own rules. Cohen is
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Smith, (Fiction writer)
ISBN: 9781451699425 1451699425 9781451699432 1451699433 1451699441 9781451699449
OCLC Number: 817579067
Description: 333 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Michael Farris Smith.

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"Following years of catastrophic hurricanes, the Gulf Coast--stretching from the Florida panhandle to the western Louisiana border--has been brought to its knees. The region is so punished and depleted that the government has drawn a new boundary ninety miles north of the coastline. Life below the Line offers no services, no electricity, and no resources, and those who stay behind live by their own rules. Cohen is one who stayed"--Dust jacket flap.

In a hurricane-ravaged Mississippi of the near future, a man who elects to remain behind when most people have fled the area is brutally attacked by two hitchhikers who steal his supplies, a crime that prompts him to pursue justice.

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"Take an environmental apocalypse, blow in the cadences of Ernest Hemingway and the vision of Cormac McCarthy, sweeten it with humanity, add a Southern twang, and you might get something close to Read more...

 
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