In the late 20th Century, unprecedented immigration changed completely the cultural foundations of the United States . As new majorities took over, a counter migration began as Americans moved back to ancestral countries. By 2038 the country had a new demographic make up, so Congress empowered a Constitutional Convention to decide the future composition of the country. Some states chose annexation into Canada , Mexico , or Caribe, while others combined into new countries. In 2040 the United States was dissolved by Congress. Another event of the time was climate change that caused most of the United States to be draught stricken except the Northern Appalachians where the United States constructed a huge artificial aquifer. By 2050, Atlantica, a new country, controlled the aquifer and unexpectedly decided to use this water resource to gain concessions from its neighboring countries. This act violated UN mandates and threatened Hemispheric peace. This is the scenario for Kurt Sloan, who decides to escape Atlantica by hiking a long forgotten trail. His journey, filled with unexpected events and people, is woven with these natural and human changes in the world of 2050.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.77" Weight: 1.11 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2007
Publisher Red Anvil Press
ISBN 1932762914 ISBN13 9781932762914
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This is a journey through one possible future America. It is also a warning about the future. Race relations, water shortage and the loss of freedom are some of the issues discussed. The story is appropriate for all ages. Highly recommended.
2050 Nov 30, 2007
2050 A great tale of escape from a different USA as a result of the tremendous culture change brought about by unrestricted immigration.