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Things We Didn't See Coming - Steven Amsterdam

Things We Didn't See Coming

Paperback

Published: March 2009
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It’s the anxious eve of the millennium. The car is packed to capacity, and as midnight approaches, a family flees the city in a fit of panic and paranoid, conflicting emotions.

The ensuing journey spans decades and offers a sharp-eyed perspective on a hardscrabble future, as a boy jettisons his family and all other ties in order to survive as a journeyman in an uncertain landscape. By turns led by love, larceny, and a new sexual order, he must avoid capture and imprisonment, starvation, pandemic, and some particularly bad weather.

In Things We Didn’t See Coming, Steven Amsterdam links together nine luminous narratives through the mind of one peripatetic and resourceful wanderer who always has one eye on the exit door and the other on a future that shifts more drastically and more often than anyone would like to imagine.

ISBN: 9781740667012
ISBN-10: 1740667018
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 174
Published: March 2009
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 13.8  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.16