Author(s): William Brinkley
An extraordinary novel of men at war (The Washington Post) and the book that inspired the TNT TV mini-series, starring Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra, Adam Baldwin and Michael Bay as Executive Producer The unimaginable has happened. The world has been plunged into all-out nuclear war. Sailing near the Arctic Circle, the U.S.S. Nathan James is relatively unscathed, but the future is grim and Captain Thomas is facing mutiny from the tattered remnants of his crew. With civilization in ruins, he urges those that remain one-hundred-and-fifty-two men and twenty-six women to pull together in search of land. Once they reach safety, however, the men and women on board realize that they are earth s last remaining survivors and they ve all been exposed to radiation. When none of the women seems able to conceive, fear sets in. Will this be the end of humankind? For readers ofGoing Homeby A. American, Lights Outby David Crawford, The EndandThe Long Roadby G. Michael Hopf, andOne Second Afterby William Forstchen."
William Brinkleygraduated from the University of Oklahoma and went on to become a commissioned officer in the US Navy during WWII. He was a reporter for The Washington Post and wrote for Life magazine. He is the author of the bestselling novelDon t Go Near the Water, which was adapted to film. Brinkley died in 1993."