Armageddon 2419 A.D.

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The groundbreaking novella that gave rise to science fiction’s original space hero, Buck Rogers.

In 1927, World War I veteran Anthony Rogers is working for the American Radioactive Gas Corporation investigating strange phenomena in an abandoned coal mine when suddenly there’s a cave-in. Trapped in the mine and surrounded by radioactive gas, Rogers falls into a state of suspended animation . . . for nearly five hundred years.
 
Waking in the year 2419, he first saves the beautiful Wilma Deering from attack and then discovers what has befallen his country: The United States has descended into chaos after Asian powers conquered the world with advanced weaponry centuries before. All that’s left are ragtag gangs battling for survival against their brutal overlords.
 
But when Rogers shows them how to band together and fight for more than mere survival, he sparks a revolution that will decide the fate of the future world.
 
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About the author

Philip Francis Nowlan (1888–1940) was an American science fiction writer. He began his career as a newspaper columnist, but eventually tried his hand at fiction. Nowlan’s first science fiction novella, Armageddon 2419 A.D., introduced his famous astronaut hero Buck Rogers, who inspired a long-running comic strip and two television series. The character popularized the genre and influenced future generations of science fiction comics. Nowlan’s other works include The Airlords of Han and The Time Jumpers.
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Publisher
Open Road Media
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Published on
May 2, 2017
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Pages
126
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ISBN
9781504045315
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Classics
Fiction / Science Fiction / Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic
Fiction / Science Fiction / Military
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