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MAX BROOKS is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of World War Z, The Zombie Survival Guide, and The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks.

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The Essential Max Brooks
The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z
Written by Max Brooks


Format: eBook, 560 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $23.99

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Guerra Mundial Z
Una Historia Oral de la Guerra Zombi
Written by Max Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $14.95

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Guerra Mundial Z
Una Historia Oral de la Guerra Zombi
Written by Max Brooks


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

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The Harlem Hellfighters

Written by Max Brooks
Illustrated by Caanan White


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

Note:  Max Brooks is available to Skype(R) with classrooms that adopt the book for course use.  Email rhacademic@penguinrandomhouse.com for more information.

THE HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS is a fictionalized account of the 369th Infantry Regiment—the first African American regiment mustered to fight in World War I. From the enlistment lines in Harlem to the... Read more >

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World War Z
An Oral History of the Zombie War
Written by Max Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $14.95

Selected for Common Reading at Florida Southern College, St. Edward's University and University of Houston-Victoria

Selected at the University of California, Irvine for Humanities Core Course (Human 1C)

The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the first-hand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic... Read more >

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World War Z
An Oral History of the Zombie War
Written by Max Brooks


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $26.00

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World War Z
An Oral History of the Zombie War
Written by Max Brooks


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $11.99

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World War Z (Movie Tie-In Edition)
An Oral History of the Zombie War
Written by Max Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $14.95

Soon to be a major motion picture

The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched first-hand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the United States of America and throughout the world, from decimated cities that once teemed... Read more >

The Zombie Survival Guide
Complete Protection from the Living Dead
Written by Max Brooks


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $11.99

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The Zombie Survival Guide
Complete Protection from the Living Dead
Written by Max Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 16, 2003
Price: $14.99

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The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks

Written by Max Brooks and Ibraim Roberson


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $17.00

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The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks

Written by Max Brooks and Ibraim Roberson


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $12.99

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