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Author: Mordecai Roshwald; David Seed
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2004.
Series: Library of American fiction.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Level 7 is the diary of Officer X-127, who is assigned to stand guard at the Push Buttons, a machine devised to activate the atomic destruction of the enemy, in the country's deepest bomb shelter. Four thousand feet underground, Level 7 has been built to withstand the most devastating attack and to be self-sufficient for 500 years. Selected according to a psychological profile that assures their willingness to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Science fiction
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Roshwald, Mordecai, 1921-
Level 7.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2004041925
(OCoLC)54500754
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mordecai Roshwald; David Seed
ISBN: 9780299200633 0299200639
OCLC Number: 560690568
Description: 1 online resource (xlix, 210 pages)
Contents: Introduction by David Seed; Looking Back in Wonder: The Author's Reminiscences and Reflections; Preface by The Martian Institute for Archaeological Excavations in the Solar System; Level 7; Appendix A: Training the Nuclear Warrior: A Manual for Level 7; Appendix B: The Politics of Ratology (a fantasy); Further Reading.
Series Title: Library of American fiction.
Other Titles: Level seven
Responsibility: Mordecai Roshwald ; edited and with a new foreword by David Seed.

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Level 7 is the diary of Officer X-127, who is assigned to stand guard at the ""Push Buttons,"" a machine devised to activate the atomic destruction of the enemy, in the country's deepest bomb  Read more...

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