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  • A History of the Future

  • A World Made by Hand Novel, Book 3
  • By: James Howard Kunstler
  • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
  • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134

Following the catastrophes of the 21st century - the pandemics, the environmental disaster, the end of oil, the ensuing chaos - people are doing whatever they can to get by and pursuing a simpler and sometimes happier existence. In little Union Grove in upstate New York, the townspeople are preparing for Christmas. Without the consumerist shopping frenzy that dogged the holidays of the previous age, the season has become a time to focus on family and loved ones.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I have loved the entire series.

  • By Ronald Pero on 02-09-17

I have loved the entire series.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-09-17

This has been a great series. The story is well crafted. In this installment I think it spends a little too much time on Daniel's story. It is a story within the story. Overall this story is very thoughtful when it comes to imagining what a future with less energy might look like. The narrator is fantastic. If you sink into the story it will start to seem like you are hearing many different voices instead of just one voice actor. The performance is amazing.

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