Former US Army intelligence officer and survivalist James Wesley Rawles is a well-known survival lecturer and author. Rawles is the editor of. Founders: A Novel of the Coming Collapse [James Wesley Rawles] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the author of the New York. Founders: A Novel of the Coming Collapse [James Wesley Rawles] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the author of the instant New.

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How end times fascination fuels the entertainment industry Deseret News National”. Future foreign wars described in the book were all against “islamists” another right-wing antagonist in world affairs. At the beginning of the book there is a ton of talk about religion.

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Wikiquote has quotations related to: This is the first book in a planned six-novel series. His preparedness philosophy emphasizes the fragility of modern society, welsey value of silver and other tangibles for barter, recognition of moral absolutes, being well-armed, maintaining a “deep larder,” relocation to rural retreats, and Christian charity.

From the author of the New York Times bestseller and “instant classic” Jjames Thor Survivorscomes this thrilling, lightening-paced follow-up about survival in America after an apocalyptic socioeconomic crash. Both of these sequels were also been produced as audiobooks by Brilliance Audioand as e-books.

Rawles uses an unusual contemporaneous approach to writing sequels. Surviving the Coming Collapse. Archived copy as title Wikipedia articles with possible conflicts of interest from April All articles with self-published sources Articles with self-published sources from December rounders It reads a lot more like a bunch of raqles articles than a novel because it keeps jumping around all over to different characters.


See all reviews. James Wesley Rawles, founder of survivalblog. I felt it really didn’t have much raw,es a plot and was a bit too “God Bless America” for me by the end. I got the impression from the blurbs on the jacket that there would be some kind of political intrigue or at least a more detailed account of how this society unraveled Not as good as Survivors.

Um, this story tells the story of individuals who founded a safe haven after the economic collapse. The New York Times. Heinlein as an influence, and often quotes him.

He explains that the typical survivalist does not actually live in a rural area, but is rather a city dweller worried about the collapse of society who views the rural lifestyle as idyllic.

If you are read I was disappointed by Founders. Syndicated radio talk show host G. He is the founder and Senior Editor of SurvivalBlog. I enjoyed thei In Founders, Rawles picks up some story lines from the first two books and paints a detailed and gripping story for what they experienced post collapse with flashbacks to pre-collapse.

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Visit Amazon Foundfrs Central. This novel has that with two of the main characters and their struggles to get across the foubders in the very hectic and troubling time of the collapse. A Novel of Survival in the Coming Collapse. So I just got tired of seeing mention of the Crunch. A Novel of Survival in the Coming Collapse. According to Library Journalthe topic struck a chord with “a small but vociferous group of people concerned with survivalism” who share a sense of societal anxiety associated with the economic recession.


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It would make a twisted sort of sense considering how much of his personal fortune and life he has invested in “prepping” himself.

C] 03 Mar A Novel of the Coming Collapse on your Kindle in under a minute. I wouldn’t really recommend this book out of the series, as the narrative bent beyond collapse and into revolt and rebuild is pretty contingent on the author’s specific circumstances, so the education aspects are seemingly less relevant. When I was in the mood for some “popcorn” fare, so I grabbed this book off the shelf at my local BAM, thinking “this should be fun.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. I loved Rawles portrayal of realistic scenarios for two members of the group who waited too long to “bug out”.

Conflicts and situations interfere with them throughout the book.