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Survivors IS AN INSTANT CLASSIC.“ — BRAD TH OR, #1 New York TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHdfc

THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT IS GONE.

It's the near future, and thanks to a ie feet storm of reckless banking practices hyperinflation, a stock market gone mad, a the negligence of our elected officials, t entire social, political, and economic in'r structure of America has collapsed. Cla reigns in the streets, medical treatment i no longer available, and a silent coupn placed a dangerous group of men at the lei of a false government. America's fate U i the hands of those few individuals who b the Survival skills, the faith, and the ft thought to return this country to the sa its founding fathers intended.

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James Wesley Rawles is without a doubt the foremost expert on Survivalism in the country, perhaps the world.“ —Incendiary Insight

well worth reading; astute readers may find themselves making notes of passages pertaining to Survival planning. … well-written and informative… speaks with honesty and bluntness.”

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painting a realistic picture of life with no plan to survive the harsh realities of a crash has given me a glimpse into how the other half lives, and how I can further prepare to help my fellow man.” —Paratus Familia

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Former U.S. Army intelligence officer and Survivalist James Wesley Rawles is a well-known Survival lecturer and author. Rawles is the editor of SurvivalBlog.com—the nation's most popular blog on family preparedness. He lives in an undisclosed location west of the Rockies and is the author of the bestselling Survivors - A Novel of the Coming Collapse and Patriots - A Novel of Survival in the Coming Collapse and a nonfiction Survival Guide - How to Survive The End of the World as We Know It.

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“So close to the truth, readers will forget it's fiction.” —MPls Book Nook

'Ikes Wesley, Rawles is without a doubt the foremost expert on Survivalism in the country, perhaps the world.“ —Incendiary Insight

'wellworth reading;astute readers may find themselves making notes of passages pertaining to strvival planning…. well-written and informative… speaks with honesty and bluntness.

The New American

“Chockfull of great tactics and ideas for meeting the challenges of anarchy, predation. and government run amuck.” —Joel Skousen's World Affairs Brief

“Embodies the American spirit of independence and Survival.” —NoisyRoom.net

“A blast to read!” —amateur radio ponderings

“An incredible tale.” —AmongTheLeaves.com

paintinja realistic picture of life with no plan to survive the harsh realities of a craslhas given me a glimpse into how the other half lives, and how I can further prepare to help my fellow man.“ —Paratus Familia

“Adventure, excitement, and page-turning thrills.” —If It Hits The Fan

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Founders

Also by James Wesley Rawles

Patriots - A Novel of Survival in the Coming Collapse How to survive The End of the World as We Know It Survivors - A Novel of the Coming Collapse

Founders

A NOVEL OF THE COMING collapse

James Wesley Rawles

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