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When The Lights Went Out
Jack Monnett
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When The Lights Went Out

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Feb 28, 2012 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: LDS Emergency Preparedness People
Shelves: adventure, political
While I found this book interesting as an LDS take on an EMP scenario, I didn't find it nearly as fulfulling a readh as 'one second after' by William R. Forstchen (OSA). I had heard from others (and the back cover also mentions) that people liked this better than OSA, however I felt that this book was almsost a response rather than a novel itself. I can't say I was particularly attached to any of the characters, and the story managed to skip through about 18 months of time in ~90 pages.

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Mar 09, 2014 rated it liked it
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I really like Jack Monnett, and have heard him speak a couple of times. I do like his gift of telling things how they are. This book, although I think it achieved it's purpose of making the reader think about what the real effects of an EMP would look like, was depressing! I need to read something very uplifting now! I will remember this story in my disaster prep. It has given me some new ideas, for which I am grateful. Three and a half stars.
Jun 10, 2012 rated it liked it
Not bad. Fictionalized account of what could possibly happen in the event of an EMP, from an LDS perspective. I would recommend 'One Second After' instead.
Apr 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
great book
Jun 10, 2013 rated it liked it
Interesting - book about an EMP (Electro Magnetic Pulse) detonated & all of America is affected. Scary to think it could actually happen - makes me want to get my food storage & gardening perfected!
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Jul 21, 2012 rated it it was ok
More of an outline than a book, However it makes you think.
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