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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  1 review
What does it mean to be human? It is one thing for anthropologist, Thomas Martin, to study the savages who live in the ruins, eating rats, garbage and their own dead. It is quite another to become one of them and survive. Scavengers is a post-apocalyptic story of devastation and rebirth.
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Published (first published July 27th 2011)
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David King
"Scavengers" is a post apocalyptic science fiction novel set in the ruins of North America. Due to some calamity in the past, many people had fled south into Latin America. As time passed people began to return to the North in an attempt to rebuild and find a place of their own. However, upon returning they encounter a form of humanity known as "dregs" who are descendents of the people who were unable or unwilling to flee.

The story itself follows Thomas Martin, a scientist who is heading up a re
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Aug 26, 2011 Cynthia Echterling rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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Cynthia Echterling currently lives in NW Indiana, but has also lived in Georgia, N Carolina and Texas. She has studied experimental psychology and has a keen interest in anthropology. She is an Army veteran and has spent most of her life working as a vocational counselor and trainer. Her other works include the more humorous Help Wanted, Human: No Experience Necessary, which is an "autobiography" ...more
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