One Second After

Author(s): Dr William R Forstchen, Ph.D. (Montreat College)


"New York Times" best selling author William R. Forstchen now brings us a story which can be all too terrifyingly real...a story in which one man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war, in one second, a war that will send America back to the Dark Ages...A war based upon a weapon, an Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP). A weapon that may already be in the hands of our enemies. "Months before publication, "One Second After" has already been cited on the floor of Congress as a book all Americans should read, a book already being discussed in the corridors of the Pentagon as a truly realistic look at a weapon and its awesome power to destroy the entire United States, literally within one second. It is a weapon that the "Wall Street Journal" warns could shatter America. In the tradition of "On the Beach," "Fail Safe" and "Testament," this book, set in a typical American town, is a dire warning of what might be our future...and our end.


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William R. Forstchen is the author of "We Look Like Men of War," among numerous other books in diverse subjects ranging from history to science fiction. He has co-authored several books with Newt Gingrich, including "Gettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War," "Pearl Harbor," "Days of Infamy," "To Try Men's Souls" and "Valley Forge." Forstchen holds a Ph.D. in History from Purdue University, with specializations in military history and the history of technology. He is currently a Faculty Fellow and Professor of History at Montreat College, near Asheville North Carolina. He is a pilot and flies an original WWII recon "warbird." He resides near Asheville with his daughter Meghan.

General Fields

  • : 9780765327253
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : Tor Books
  • : 235mm X 157mm X 25mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dr William R Forstchen, Ph.D. (Montreat College)
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 813.54
  • : 350