2030

The Real Story of What Happens to America

by Albert Brooks

2030

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A near-future world struggles with the challenges of a dramatically aging population revitalized by the cure for cancer, a scenario that is challenged by an unprecedented natural disaster that drives the government into bankruptcy.

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Way back in 1979, Albert Brooks' film Real Life demonstrated eerie foresight about the depths to which today's reality TV routinely sinks. So it makes sense to pay attention to his first novel, 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America. As critic Glen Weldon describes it, "in Brook's vision, the cure for cancer results in an America that can no longer afford to care for its increasingly hale, hearty and long-lived elderly; the deep resentment harbored by young people

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The Real Story of What Happens to America


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