The City Where We Once Lived

The City Where We Once Lived

Audiobook CD - 2018 | MP3 edition Unabridged
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In a near future where climate change has severely affected weather and agriculture, the North End of an unnamed city has long been abandoned in favor of the neighboring South End. Aside from the scavengers steadily stripping the empty city to its bones, only a few thousand people remain, content to live quietly among the crumbling metropolis. Many, like the narrator, are there to try to escape the demons of their past. He spends his time observing and recording the decay around him, attempting to bury memories of what he has lost. But it eventually becomes clear that things are unraveling elsewhere as well, as strangers, violent and desperate alike, begin to appear in the North End, spreading word of social and political deterioration in the South End and beyond. Faced with a growing disruption to his isolated life, the narrator discovers within himself a surprising need to resist losing the home he has created in this empty place. He and the rest of the citizens of the North End must choose whether to face outsiders as invaders or welcome them as neighbors.
Publisher: Tullamarine, Victoria : [2018] Bolinda Audio,
Edition: MP3 edition Unabridged
ISBN: 9781978602182
Branch Call Number: AB BARN
Characteristics: 1 MP3 CD (8 hr., 46 min.)
Additional Contributors: Lawler, Patrick G. (Patrick Girard),

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