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The end : 50 apocalyptic visions from pop culture that you should know… (edition 2012)
The end : 50 apocalyptic visions from pop culture that you should know about...before it's too late by Laura Barcella
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0982732252, Paperback)You’ve probably heard rumors that the end of the world is going to happen in the year 2012. But people have been making predictions about how and when the world is going to end for ages. The End is a fun, comprehensive, pop culture read about the 50 top movies, books, songs, comics, artworks, and plays—from the movie Shaun of the Dead to the pop song "It’s the End of the World as We Know It"—that have been created about the apocalypse. Each item includes:
a synopsis of the apocalyptic work
information about the apocalyptic theory behind it (from alien invasion to meteors, nuclear war, and natural disasters)
an explanation about why this work is important in pop cultureLove doomsday talk and the art that is made about it? Check out this fun and entertaining read!
(retrieved from Amazon Tue, 21 May 2013 03:28:56 -0400)
"The end takes 50 iconic apocalypse scenarios ... and explains where they came from, why they matter, and when it's time to abandon life at street level and dive into the closest bomb shelter"--Back cover.
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