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The futurist : a novel

Author: James P Othmer
Publisher: Toronto : Doubleday Canada, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unexpectedly dumped by his girlfriend, Yates, the Futurist -- a man who's made his living as a paid spokesman for the wonders that await us -- rewrites his keynote speech for a high-profile conference, admitting that he has no idea what's going to happen, much less what's going on now. It's career suicide, but, surprisingly, he finds himself more in demand than ever and accepts a job from two shadowy government  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Satire
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James P Othmer
ISBN: 0385662092 9780385662093
OCLC Number: 63194863
Description: 257 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: James P. Othmer.

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Unexpectedly dumped by his girlfriend, Yates, the Futurist -- a man who's made his living as a paid spokesman for the wonders that await us -- rewrites his keynote speech for a high-profile conference, admitting that he has no idea what's going to happen, much less what's going on now. It's career suicide, but, surprisingly, he finds himself more in demand than ever and accepts a job from two shadowy government agents who give him unlimited resources and ask simply that he take the world's pulse.

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