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12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Viggo Mortensen’s Apocalypse

By David Luhrssen
In Cormac McCarthy�s novel The Road, the world has all but stopped turning. The Pulitzer Prize-winning story never explains the ecological catastrophe that rapidly overwhelmed the Earth and destroyed civilization, wiping out the larger part of humanity well before the opening sentence. The cause of this global holocaust was unclear to the unnamed protagonist, a father whose only �warrant� is to ...