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2030 : the real story of what happens to America

Author: Albert Brooks
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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June 12, 2030 started out like any other day ... until a massive earthquake devastated Los Angeles, and the government, always teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, was unable to respond. The fallout from the earthquake sets in motion a sweeping novel of ideas that pits national hope for the future against assurances from the past, in this all-too-believable imagining of where today's challenges could lead us  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dystopian fiction
Fiction
Dystopias
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Brooks
ISBN: 0312583729 9780312583729
OCLC Number: 681499459
Description: 375 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Twenty thirty
Responsibility: Albert Brooks.

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June 12, 2030 started out like any other day ... until a massive earthquake devastated Los Angeles, and the government, always teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, was unable to respond. The fallout from the earthquake sets in motion a sweeping novel of ideas that pits national hope for the future against assurances from the past, in this all-too-believable imagining of where today's challenges could lead us tomorrow.

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