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world-war-z-max-brooksSources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,,New York TimesCopyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.Roy Elliot, Home Front USA: Malibu, Californiahe truth was that we were standing at what might be the twilight of our species.ThemesThe Enemy WithinDuring the Zombie War, nations and people betray alliances, engage in corruption, and commit atrocities.The Will to SurviveIn the face of crisis, people must decide whether to fight to survive or give up and die.Destruction & RenewalWith their nations and cities destroyed, people either choose to rebuild for the future or retreat into the past.Lessons in Brookss lecture for surviving a zombie outbreak10Weeks World War Z spent on the New York Times Best Sellers list 4Locations to which the interviewer travels42Year Cornell University researchers published a paper analyzing a hypothetical zombie outbreak2015World War Zby the NumbersThe son of comedian and filmmaker Mel Brooks and actor Anne Bancroft, Brooks followed his best-selling book The Zombie Survival Guide with World War Z. Brooks has been recognized as an expert on zombies and preparedness and has lectured around the world on both topics.MAX BROOKSBORN 1972AuthorSymbolsCommunityRepresents the bonds formed as nations and alliances crumbleTechnologySymbolizes peoples implicit faith in progress and their inability to survive when technology fails ZombiesEmbody fears about death and societal collapseTen years after a zombie plague nearly destroyed human life, countries are rebuilding their devastated civilizations. An interviewer pieces together the history of the destruction by collecting the stories of soldiers, citizens, officials, and mercenaries who fought in the international conflict the interviewer calls The Zombie War.”The Aftermath of an ApocalypseMAIN CHARACTERSThe InvestigatorFictional version of Max Brooks; interviews survivorsDr. Kwang JingshuChinese doctor; treats “Patient ZeroSaladin KaderUrban planning professor; helps rebuild IsraelTomonaga IjiroFounder of Japans Shield Society Todd WainioU.S. Army veteran of the Zombie WarPaul RedekerAlias Xolelwa Azania; brilliant strategist; devises the Redeker PlanMaria ZhuganovaRussian soldier; witnesses the “DecimationEnglishOriginal Language2006Year PublishedMax BrooksAuthorWorld War ZDystopianNovel

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