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Who created it? Greenfeld, Karl Taro, 1964- author.
What's it called? The subprimes [electronic resource] : a novel / Karl Taro Greenfeld.
Who published it? [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2015.
Edition info! Unabridged.
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What's it like? 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 13 min.)) : digital.
Performers! Read by Adam Verner.
What's it about? In a future America that feels increasingly familiar, you are your credit score. Extreme wealth inequality has created a class of have-nothings, Subprimes. Their bad credit ratings make them unemployable. Jobless and without assets, they've walked out on mortgages, been foreclosed upon, or can no longer afford a fixed address. Fugitives who must keep moving to avoid arrest, they wander the globally warmed American wasteland. Desperate for work and food, a Subprime family has been forced to migrate east. They are soon joined in their odyssey by a writer and his family - slightly better off, yet falling fast. Eventually, they discover a small settlement of Subprimes who have begun an agrarian utopia built on a foreclosed exurb. Soon, though, the little stability they have is threatened when their land is targeted by job creators for shale oil extraction.
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Special stuff to know! Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Helpful subjects! Social classes -- United States -- Fiction.
Equality -- Fiction.
Uncollectible accounts -- Fiction.
Poor -- Fiction.
It's a special thing! Dystopias.
More people who helped! Verner, Adam, narrator.
hoopla digital.
Special numbers! 9781633799592 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
163379959X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Special numbers! MWT11351697
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