A NovelDownloadable Audiobook - 2015
In a future America that feels increasingly familiar, you are your credit score. Extreme wealth inequality has created a class of have-nothings, Subprimes. Their bad credit ratings make them unemployable. Jobless and without assets, they've walked out on mortgages, been foreclosed upon, or can no longer afford a fixed address. Fugitives who must keep moving to avoid arrest, they wander the globally warmed American wasteland. Desperate for work and food, a Subprime family has been forced to migrate east. They are soon joined in their odyssey by a writer and his family - slightly better off, yet falling fast. Eventually, they discover a small settlement of Subprimes who have begun an agrarian utopia built on a foreclosed exurb. Soon, though, the little stability they have is threatened when their land is targeted by job creators for shale oil extraction.
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Branch Call Number: Streaming Hoopla Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 13 min.)) : digital