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Dawn of the Dead

George A. Romero, 1978

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Dawn of the Dead
George A. Romero, 1978

NOVELIZATION

Dawn of the Dead is a movie novelization written by George A. Romero in 1978 and based on the movie of the same name, directed by George A. Romero in 1978. The movie features David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross, David Crawford, David Early, and others.

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Movie Poster: Dawn of the Dead (George A. Romero, 1978)

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Book Cover: Dawn of the Dead (George A. Romero, 1978)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Dawn of the Dead, the 1978 book by George A. Romero.

Dawn of the Dead

Read by: Jonathan Davis

Storyline

The United States is devastated by a mysterious phenomenon that reanimates recently-dead human beings as flesh-eating zombies. Across town, police SWAT officer Roger DeMarco and his team raid a low-income housing project, where the mostly black and Latino tenants are defying the martial law of delivering their dead to the National Guard.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Dawn of the Dead, the 1978 movie by George A. Romero

Year

1978

Minutes

127

Movie Rate

7.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

Dawn of the Dead

Country: USA

Year: 1978

Length: 2h7m

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Cover of Dawn of the Dead, the 1978 book by George A. Romero

Year

1978

Pages

321

Book Rate

7.72

S: Goodreads

Book

Dawn of the Dead

Country: USA

First published in: 1978

Length: 321 pages

Genre: Fiction

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