Mr Adam Author:Pat Frank A young newspaperman, looking for no trouble, accidentally turns up the biggest story of his career. It develops that on and after a certain date in the not distant future there are no reservations in the maternity wards of any hospitals in New York. When his AP office checks other cities, the same alarming state of affairs is disclosed not only... more » in the United States, but in all other lands as well.
Some months before, there had been an accidental explosion in an atomic plant down in Mississippi which wiped out a large part of that fair state and, it was now learned, halted processes of human reproduction throughout the entire world.
The imminent end of mankind seems certain until one Homer Adam turns up. He had been at the bottom of a lead mine in Colorado at the moment of the explosion and was anaffected by the atomic rays.
Naturally, Mr. Adam is immediately in great demand. The Government moves in to make him Public Property No. 1, and the Army wants him kept a military secret. What happens to Mr. Adam will be left for you to discover.« less