By Albert Brooks

ISBN-10: 0312583729

ISBN-13: 9780312583729

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Is this what’s in store?

June 12, 2030 began like several different day in memory—and via then, thoughts have been long.  in view that melanoma were cured fifteen years sooner than, America’s inhabitants used to be getting older rapidly.  That seems like excellent news, yet think of this: hundreds of thousands of child boomers, with an incredible traditional predator picked off, have been sucking dry merits and assets that have been by no means intended to carry them into their eighties and beyond.  children round the kingdom simmered with resentment towards “the olds” and anger on the treadmill they can by no means get off of simply to hold their parents’ entitlement programs.

But on that June twelfth, every thing replaced: an incredible earthquake devastated la, and the govt, consistently teetering at the fringe of financial disaster, used to be not able to respond. 

The fallout from the earthquake units in movement a sweeping novel of principles that pits nationwide wish for the long run opposed to assurances from the previous and is peopled by means of a memorable forged of refugees and billionaires, presidents and revolutionaries, all suffering to discover their way.  In 2030, the author’s all-too-believable imagining of the place today’s demanding situations could lead on us the next day makes gripping and thought-provoking reading.

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And you clench your fists and hold yourself in -- and it's like tearing yourself to pieces. And then suddenly, after all that suffering, suddenly. " she breaks off. " inquires Dr. Poole. She looks at him sharply, but sees on his face only an expression of inquiring and genuinely innocent incomprehension. "I can't make you out," she says at last. "Is it true, what you told the Chief? " All at once she blushes. "If you don't believe me," says Dr. " She looks at him for a moment, then shakes her head and, in a kind of terror, turns away.

And now here is Loola -- Loola without the least pretension to education or good breeding, Loola au naturel with a musky redolence which, on second thought, has something really rather fascinating about it. What wonder if he reddens and (against his will, for he longs to go on looking at her) averts his eyes. For consolation and in hope of an accession of boldness, he resorts again to the bottle. Suddenly the boulevard narrows to a mere footpath between two dunes of sand. "After you," says Dr. Poole, politely bowing.

His words and, still more, his pious gesture allay Loola's suspicions. Her face clears; she gives him her most charming smile. The dimples in her cheeks come to life like a pair of adorable little creatures fitfully leading a secret and autonomous existence in independence of the rest of Loola's face. Dr. Poole returns her smile, but almost instantly looks away, blushing as he does so to the roots of his hair. NARRATOR Out of the enormity of his respect for his mother, our poor friend here is still, at thirty-eight, a bachelor.

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