Explain the theme of Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank using a quote that supports it.

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The tenacity of the human spirit is a major theme presented by Pat Frank in Alas, Babylon .  The novel reveals the pioneer spirit of Fort Repose, a small town in Florida after atomic warfare devastates the surrounding areas.  The citizens of Fort Repose learn to live without technology, create a sustainable food source,...

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