The Real Story of What Happens to America
On Sale: May 10, 2011
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Non-Fiction | Humor
Is this what’s in store?
June 12, 2030 started out like any other day in memory—and
by then, memories were long. Since cancer had been cured
fifteen years before, America’s population was aging
rapidly. That sounds like good news, but consider this:
millions of baby boomers, with a big natural predator picked
off, were sucking dry benefits and resources that were never
meant to hold them into their eighties and beyond. Young
people around the country simmered with resentment toward
“the olds” and anger at the treadmill they could never get
off of just to maintain their parents’ entitlement programs.
But on that June 12th, everything changed: a massive
earthquake devastated Los Angeles, and the government,
always teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, was unable to
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 and is peopled by a
memorable cast of refugees and billionaires, presidents and
revolutionaries, all struggling to find their way. In 2030,
the author’s all-too-believable imagining of where today’s
challenges could lead us tomorrow makes gripping and
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