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In Benjamin Percy’s new thriller, a postapocalyptic reimagining of the Lewis and Clark saga, a super flu and nuclear fallout have made a husk of the world we know. A few humans carry on, living in outposts such as the Sanctuary—the remains of Saint Louis—a shielded community that owes its survival to its militant defense and fear-mongering leaders.

Then a rider comes from the wasteland beyond its walls. She reports on the outside world: west of the Cascades rain falls, crops grow, civilization thrives. But there is danger too: the rising power of an army that pillages and enslaves every community they happen upon.

Against the wishes of the Sanctuary, a small group sets out in secrecy. Led by Lewis Meriwether and Mina Clark, they hope to expand their infant nation, and to reunite the States. But the Sanctuary will not allow them to escape without a fight.

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  • The Dead Lands is an ingenious thriller, relentlessly driven by Benjamin Percy’s powerful writing.”

    Jess Walter, New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins

  • “This postapocalyptic reimagining of the Lewis and Clark passage is a thrill ride through a nightmare America. The Dead Lands is gorgeous and haunting and full of heart, like some wonderful offspring of The Hobbit, The Road, and Stephen King’s Dark Tower series.”

    James Frey, New York Times bestselling author of Bright Shiny Morning

  • "The Dead Lands is a bomb-blast of a novel…Benjamin Percy’s range grows broader with every book he writes.”

    Kevin Brockmeier, author of The Brief History of the Dead

  • “A postapocalyptic reimagining of the Lewis and Clark expedition. And it is brilliant, rich in character and theme, wonderfully written. It’s so good, in fact, that it must have been a daunting challenge for narrator Graham to bring this epic-sized story to life. Thankfully, he’s up to the job…A thoughtful, textured performance.”

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