Plague Journal
Processing...

Plague Journal

By Michael O'Brien
Product Code: 9780898709810

USD $14.95

Buy more and save!

1-9 USD $14.95
10-19 USD $14.65
20-39 USD $14.50
40+ USD $14.20

Qty

Product Description

•••••

Michael O'Brien presents his second novel in his Children of the Last Days series, Plague Journal. The central character is Nathaniel Delaney, the editor of a small-town newspaper, who is about to face the greatest crisis of his life. As the novel begins, ominous events are taking place throughout North America, but little of it surfaces before the public eye. Set in the not-too-distant future, the story describes a nation that is quietly shifting from a democratic form of government to a form of totalitarianism. Delaney is one of the few voices left in the media who is willing to speak the whole truth about what is happening, and as a result the full force of the government is brought against him.

Seeking to protect his children and to salvage what remains of his life, he makes a choice that will alter the future of each member of his family and many other people. He keeps a journal of observations, recording the day-by-day escalation of events, and analyzing the motives of his political opponents with sometimes scathing frankness. More importantly, he begins to keep a "mental record" that develops into a painful process of self-examination. As his world falls apart, he is compelled to see in greater depth the significance of his own assumptions and compromises, his successes and failures. Plague Journal chronicles the struggle of a thoroughly modern man put to the ultimate test, a man who in losing himself finds himself.

The current USA price is $14.95. Our Canadian prices fluctuate along with the exchange rate. See our exchange rate policy for complete details.

Reviews

•••••

Login to review this product. We offer a 1% discount with each review - up to a max of 2 reviews or 2% discount per order. Your invoice will be manually adjusted upon the verification of your reviews. Thank you for supporting our Catholic Apostolate.