A Canticle for Leibowitz Author:Walter M. Miller By the time of the 32nd Century
The atomic Flame Deluge was over.
The earth was dead
All knowledge was gone.
In a hellish, barren desert, a humble monk unearths a fragile link to 20th-century civilization. A handwritten document from the Blessed Saint Leibowitz that reads: pound pastrami, can kraut, six bagels --bring home for Emma.