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The Resource When the English Fall : A Novel, David Williams

When the English Fall : A Novel, David Williams

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When the English Fall : A Novel
Title
When the English Fall
Title remainder
A Novel
Statement of responsibility
David Williams
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Language
eng
Summary
A riveting and unexpected novel that questions whether a peaceful and nonviolent community can survive when civilization falls apart. When a catastrophic solar storm brings about the collapse of modern civilization, an Amish community in Pennsylvania is caught up in the devastating aftermath. Once-bright skies are now dark. Planes have plummeted to the ground. The systems of modern life have crumbled. With their stocked larders and stores of supplies, the Amish are unaffected at first. But as the English (the Amish name for all non-Amish people) become more and more desperate, they begin to invade Amish farms, taking whatever they want and unleashing unthinkable violence on the peaceable community. Seen through the diary of an Amish farmer named Jacob as he tries to protect his family and his way of life, When the English Fall examines the idea of peace in the face of deadly chaos: Should members of a nonviolent society defy their beliefs and take up arms to defend themselves? And if they don{u2019}t, can they survive? David Williams{u2019}s debut novel is a thoroughly engrossing look into the closed world of the Amish, as well as a thought-provoking examination of zcivilizationy and what remains if the center cannot hold
Biography type
individual biography
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CtWfDGI
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adolescent
Label
When the English Fall : A Novel, David Williams
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2922992
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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1 online resource
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one file format
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  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781616207083
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Label
When the English Fall : A Novel, David Williams
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2922992
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
one file format
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781616207083
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
764b5b94-7560-40a8-95e2-4b33a08523fc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe PDF eBook
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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