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World War Z Summary
Max Brooks

Everything you need to understand or teach World War Z by Max Brooks.

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World War Z Summary

Plot Summary

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks follows the progression of a fictitious war between zombified humans and the living. The narrator, a fact finder for the Postwar Commission, has compiled numerous interviews over the course of several years and has chosen to place them into a book for future generations to analyze the war. The stories, from all countries and all populations, show the true strength of humankind, and the powerful forces that guide all civilizations.

The story begins with the tales of those who witnessed the first outbreaks of a disease that kills the living, and then reanimates the deceased to form living zombies. The first recorded outbreak occurred in China and spread quickly across the world due to inaccurate information, government cover-ups, illegal smuggling operations, and illegitimacy within the medical community. From irrational military strategy to the marketing of...

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