The Coming Self-Destruction of the USA

The Coming Self Destruction of the USA None

  • Title: The Coming Self-Destruction of the USA
  • Author: Alan Seymour
  • ISBN: 9780586034903
  • Page: 125
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    2 thoughts on “The Coming Self-Destruction of the USA

    1. Alan Seymour was an Australian playwright and author He is best known for the 1958 play The One Day of the Year.

    2. I bought this paperback second hand in 1972 (when I was 14) because I thought from the cover that it might be science fiction. It wasn't sci-fi but it left a big impression. In the 70s this would have been labelled Speculative Fiction. There is no inventive scientific step, just a vivid and detailed imagining of how America might fight a civil war in the very near future, separated by race.Seymour writes from the point of view of a survivor, safely holed up alone in a bunker somewhere, writing a [...]

    3. I read this when it came out in '71. I found it gripping - the story was based round a series of cuttings and tape recordings being played by an anonymous editor and telling the story of the gradual disintegration of the US in race riots and a racial civil war. It was quite believable (at the time). I'm surprised that it hasn't been reprinted.

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