The Broadcast

By HOBBS, Eric

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ISBN
978-1-56163-590-0
Publisher
NBM


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Library Journal

Reviewed on June 10, 2011

During a terrible storm in 1938, the inhabitants of a rural Indiana town listen as Orson Welles broadcasts his now-notorious "War of the Worlds" radio program. Then the power goes out before listeners can learn that the broadcast is a hoax. The story's events play out against this backdrop of intensifying tension and fear of the alien threat, in which the citizens begin to turn on one another. Gavin, a farmer's son, plans to marry...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

on onJune 10, 2011  |  LJXpress

During a terrible storm in 1938, the inhabitants of a rural Indiana town listen as Orson Welles broadcasts his now-notorious "War of the Worlds" radio program. Then the power goes out before listeners can learn that the broadcast is a hoax. The story's events play out against this backdrop of intensifying tension and fear of the alien threat, in which the citizens begin to turn on one another. Gavin, a farmer's son, plans to marry...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on January 1, 2011  |  Graphic Novels

Gr 10 Up—Orson Welles's "War of the Worlds" broadcast provides a spooky backdrop for this dramatic tale. During a storm, an Indiana town loses power, and the residents never find out that the alien invasion in New York and New Jersey is not real. In their efforts to survive the storm and t...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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