The alien years
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New York : HarperPrism, [1998].
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428 pages ; 24 cm.
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It was the worst of times, period.

The Entities came, quite literally, out of nowhere, landing in cities all across our Earth: Los Angeles, London, New York, Beijing. Fifteen feet tall and indescribably beautiful-- or unbelievably hideous, depending on your point of view-- the alien invaders treated humankind in the worst way imaginable.

They ignored us. They made no attempt to communicate with us. They wanted nothing from us. Walling themselves in impenetrable enclaves, enslaving a few willing collaborators with their telepathic PUSH, they casually plunged the rest of the Earth into a new Dark Age without electricity. Communications, governments, banking systems-- all evaporated like smoke; anarchy reigned. Our few pathetic attempts at fighting back resulted in murderous plagues and mass executions, quickly convincing us that resistance was futile. The Entities' silent message was clear: We were allowed to live, but no longer as a dominant species.

But a few refused to believe. A fewheld out hope. Among them were the Carmichaels, a far-flung family of aviators, soldiers, misfits, hustlers, and hackers. As the world darkened into chaos around them, they gathered in their enclave in the hills of Santa Barbara, led by a patriarchal colonel who had learned to hate war in Vietnam and found himself devoting his life, and the lives of his descendants, to keeping the idea of resistance alive. The colonel's legacy is carried on by an unlikely team: an aging h

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Silverberg, R. (1998). The alien years. New York: HarperPrism.

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Silverberg, Robert. 1998. The Alien Years. New York: HarperPrism.

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Silverberg, Robert, The Alien Years. New York: HarperPrism, 1998.

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Silverberg, Robert. The Alien Years. New York: HarperPrism, 1998. Print.

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