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Generation of Vipers
Philip Wylie

Dalkey Archive Press, 1996

Perhaps the most vitriolic attack ever launched on the American way of living -- from politicians to professors to businessmen to Mom to sexual mores to religion -- Generation of Vipers  ranks with the works of De Tocqueville and Emerson in defining the American character and malaise.


Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder): How Seeking a Diagnosis in Adulthood Can ...
Philip Wylie

Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2014

As awareness and understanding of Asperger Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder increases, more adults are identifying themselves as being on the spectrum and seeking formal diagnosis. This book discusses the process, the pros and cons, and the after-effects of receiving an autism diagnosis in adulthood. Outlining the likely stages of the journey to diagnosis, this book looks at what the individual may go through as they become aware of their ...


When Worlds Collide (Bison Frontiers of Imagination)
Philip Wylie, Edwin Balmer

Bison Books, 1999

A runaway planet hurtles toward the earth. As it draws near, massive tidal waves, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions wrack our planet, devastating continents, drowning cities, and wiping out millions. In central North America, a team of scientists race to build a spacecraft powerful enough to escape the doomed earth. Their greatest threat, they soon discover, comes not from the skies but from other humans.   A crackling plot and sizzling, ...


Crunch & Des: Classic Stories of Saltwater Fishing
Philip Wylie

Skyhorse Publishing, 2014

Philip Wylie’s enthralling tales of saltwater fishing have been entertaining readers of the Saturday Evening Post since 1939. Captain Crunch Adams, skipper of the charter boat Poseidon , and his friend and partner Des Smith adventure high and low in the waters of Florida, coming face-to-face with big fish and bigger personalities along the way. Featuring twenty-two of Wylie’s best Crunch and Des stories, this is a delightful compendium of ...


THE TREASURY OF SCIENCE FICTION CLASSICS: The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion; The Star; When Worlds ...
Harold W. (editor) (Edgar Allan Poe; H. G. Wells; Edwin Balmer; Philip Wylie; Arthur Conan Doyle; Jules Verne; Olaf Stapledon; E. M. Forster; Karel Capek; Aldous Huxley; Howard Koch; Garrett P. Serviss; F. Scott Fitzgerald; S. Fowler Wright) Kuebler

Hanover House, 1954


Triumph (Beyond Armageddon)
Philip Wylie

Bison Books, 2007

In the world’s upper hemisphere, only one small group has survived World War III: fourteen people, sheltered deep within a limestone mountain in Connecticut and with enough supplies and equipment to maintain their subsistence for upwards of two years. The group includes a forward-thinking millionaire and his family, a levelheaded Jewish scientist, a playboy, an aging African American servant and his daughter, a gigolo and the glamorous woman ...


The Disappearance (Bison Frontiers of Imagination)
Philip Wylie

Bison Books, 2004

“The female of the species vanished on the afternoon of the second Tuesday of February at four minutes and fifty-two seconds past four o'clock, Eastern Standard Time. The event occurred universally at the same instant, without regard to time belts, and was followed by such phenomena as might be expected after happenings of that nature.”   On a lazy, quiet afternoon, in the blink of an eye, our world shatters into two parallel universes ...


Gladiator (Bison Frontiers of Imagination)
Philip Wylie

Bison Books, 2004

“‘What would you do if you were the strongest man in the world, the strongest thing in the world, mightier than the machine?’ He made himself guess answers for that rhetorical inquiry. ‘I would run the universe single-handed. I would scorn the universe and turn it to my own ends. I would be a criminal. I would rip open banks and gut them. I would kill and destroy. I would be a secret, invisible blight. I would set out to stamp crime off ...


Tomorrow! (Beyond Armageddon)
Philip Wylie

Bison Books, 2009

This book may change your life. It may save it. It is one of the most important—and most shocking—books ever written.   Tomorrow! is a story of average, nice Americans living in the neighboring cities of Green Prairie and River City in Middle America. It is—until the sudden blitz—the story of the girl next door and her boyfriend; of the accountant who saw what was coming, and the rich old lady who didn’t; of engaging young kids, ...


The Superhero Reader

University Press of Mississippi, 2013

Despite their commercial appeal and cross-media reach, superheroes are only recently starting to attract sustained scholarly attention. This groundbreaking collection brings together essays and book excerpts by major writers on comics and popular culture. While superhero comics are a distinct and sometimes disdained branch of comics creation, they are integral to the development of the North American comic book and the history of the medium. For ...


Ten Thousand Blunt Instruments and Other Tales of Mystery
Philip Wylie

Crippen & Landru Publishers, 2010

Philip Wylie (1902-1971) was a prolific writer whose stories were, in the words of editor Bill Pronzini, 'controversial, provocative, iconoclastic' and unafraid to question cultural sensibilities and critique American mores. As a result, his detective fiction was among the most ingenious and innovative of his generation. Included in this collection are six of his best mysteries where, in order to discover the solution, you will be forced to see ...


The Terrans of Beta: Book Three in the When Wolds Collide Series (When Worlds Collide)
Richard L. Helms

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011

This third and final book to Philip Wylie's "When Worlds Collide" duology, The Terrans of Beta concludes this amazing story by finishing where "After Worlds Collide" leaves the reader, and goes even further into the story of the survivors of the Human race, and their new life and struggles upon Bronson Beta. Having made tremendous new discoveries upon landing on Bronson Beta, Tony and the American survivors, along with the other survivors of ...


Tomorrow - PC1005
Philip Wylie

Popular Library, 1954



The End of the Dream (Beyond Armageddon)
Philip Wylie

University of Nebraska Press, 2013

In The End of the Dream , venerated science-fiction author Philip Wylie trains his sights on the ultimate catastrophe—the destruction of the world through human beings’ unheeding and willful poisoning of the atmosphere, the land, the seas and rivers, and finally of the human race itself. The End of the Dream describes a horrific future when toxic chemicals, mutated creatures, and noxious gases all contribute to the eventual death of the ...


Biblical and Church History Collection (Christian Library Series, Volume 20)
John Brown, Edward Gibbon, ...

Ages Library LLC, 2007

Since our founding, the classic writings of Christian history have been a staple of AGES Digital Libraries. For the student of Bible study, historical works are indispensable components of a complete library. # 40 histories from D'Aubigne, Edersheim, Foxe, Gibbon, more # 11 biographies on Clarke, Finney, Luther, Moody, more # 5 illustration collections The Biblical and Church History Collection compiles our most sought after and important ...


After Worlds Collide
Philip Wylie

Paperback Library 64361, 1970


Denizens of the Deep: True tales of deep-sea fishing
Philip Wylie

Rinehart & Co., 1953

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed ...


Generation of Vipers: Newly Annotated by the Author
Philip Wylie

Larlin Corporation, 1979

This is the book that made Philip Wylie famous in 1944. Philip Wylie is bitter and caustic. He calls his book "a sermon," but feels no need to be charitable in his attacks. Wylie pleads for a more rational society, one that is based on sound psychological principles. For those who agree with him, his book is a reaffirmation; for those who don't, it stimulates the circulation. "A Rabelaisian catalogue of sin and moral desuetude...truly a ...


How to Establish a Successful Business in Thailand
Philip Wylie

Paiboon Publishing, 2007

This is the perfect book for anyone thinking of starting or buying a business in Thailand. This book will save readers lots of headaches, time and money. This guide is full of information on how to run a business in Thailand including practical tips by successful foreign business people from different trades, such as guest house, bar trade, e-commerce, export and restaurant. This is an essential guide for all foreigners thinking of doing ...


After Worlds Collide
Philip Wylie, Edwin Balmer

Warner Books, 1973

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