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    • American War

    • A Novel
    • By: Omar El Akkad
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,342
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    Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, that unmanned drones fill the sky. And when her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she quickly begins to be shaped by her particular time and place until, finally, through the influence of a mysterious functionary, she is turned into a deadly instrument of war.

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    • Best listen in years

    • By odin on 04-08-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • American War

    • By: Omar El Akkad
    • Narrated by: Uve Teschner
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Amerika in der Zukunft: Der Meeresspiegel steigt, Teile des Landes stehen unter Wasser, der Norden führt Krieg gegen den Süden. In einem Flüchtlingscamp in Mississippi lebt die junge Sarat Chestnut mit ihrer Familie hinter Stacheldraht. Sie haben sich gerade in einem der Zelte eingerichtet und zurück in ein halbwegs normales Leben gefunden, da droht das nächste Unheil... Omar El Akkad entfaltet mit großer erzählerischer Kraft die dramatische Geschichte einer Radikalisierung.

    Regular price: $22.34

    • American War

    • By: Omar El Akkad
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, that unmanned drones fill the sky. And when her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she quickly begins to be shaped by her particular time and place until, finally, through the influence of a mysterious functionary, she is turned into a deadly instrument of war.

    Regular price: $22.71