1900, Or: The Last President

Narrated by: John Pruden
Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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This near-future political satire about the election of a new president argues that socialism and populism will eventually give rise to chaos and disaster.

Authored by Ingersoll Lockwood - around whom conspiracy theories concerning the sci-fi/fantasy character Baron Trump now abound - 1900, Or: The Last President is notable for both its clairvoyance and its reflection on the social movements and political climate of its time.

Public Domain (P)2017 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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Not as advertised

If your trying this book, because you’ve heard it had something to do with our President Trump. Don’t, as you will be disappointed. It does not have anything to do with President Trump, however it is a good listen. As long as you listen to with no expectations.

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powerful and thought provoking

riveting...I listened straight through without a break. well worth the time and consideration. I recommend it.

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Short but interesting.

Expected a longer story, Reminiscent of present happenings in our Country today. Very well read.

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Interesting

I will have to listen to it again as I didn't catch all of what was happening.

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great description current admin. not named Trump.

great book, high vocabulary, but doesn't describe Trump by name. otherwise it's pretty accurate. felt misleading by saying author had predicted Trump. lots of similarities sure, but there's a twist to the analogy.

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  • Paul
  • 01-28-19

Worth a listen

Amazing prescience!

The events leading to the shutting down of a President by both Congress and Senate by disallowing a State of The Union address is the story which is arguably being mirrored in January 2019.

An interesting book.