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Z for Zachariah - Robert C. O'Brien
Z for Zachariah
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One of a series of fiction for schools, this is the story of a 16-year-old girl living alone in the aftermath of atomic war, until the arrival of another survivor.
One of a series of fiction for schools, this is the story of a 16-year-old girl living alone in the aftermath of atomic war, until the arrival of another survivor.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780435122119 (0435122118)
Publisher: Heinemann
Pages no: 249
Edition language: English
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Mike Finn - Audio Book Junkie
Mike Finn - Audio Book Junkie rated it
5.0 "Z for Zachariah" by Robert C. O'Brien - highly recommended
"Z for Zachariah" is told as the journal of a fifteen-year-old girl who is the sole survivor on her family's farm in a remote, sheltered valley. The rest of America seems to have died under a mixture of nuclear and chemical attack that has destroyed life outside the valley. She writes the journal to...
BookB
BookB rated it
Z for Zachariah is an interesting novel. It is a post-apocalyptic tale which focuses on two characters inhabiting this new world and leaves most discussion of what has caused it by the wayside. For the most part, this works well, as the reader is in the same position as primary character Ann Burden....
TezMillerOz
TezMillerOz rated it
5.0 Z for Zachariah
TRIGGER WARNINGS: Attempted rape; dog death.Z for Zachariah was first published in 1974, and has stayed in print ever since. Robert C. O'Brien died in 1973, but his wife and one of his children completed the novel based on his notes.It's simply brilliant. The science in regards to the "meteorologica...
Debbie's Spurts
Debbie's Spurts rated it
4.5 Review of "Z for Zachariah" by Robert C. O'Brien
I read this back in 1974. I'm reminded to write the review now because of a movie trailer. Photo of movie poster from http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1598642/?ref_=ttmd_md_nm . Top notch. Actually the only YA Dystopian book I remember reading as a YA -- it was way more intense than I expected aft...
deborahmarkus7
deborahmarkus7 rated it
3.0 Z for Zachariah
This is the first time I've ever utilized that "hide review because you're a big fat blabbermouth who can't talk about a book without ruining it for others" function. But the fact is, it's important for a reader of "Z For Zachariah" to be surprised by the nature of the stranger who shows up. And it'...
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