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Escaping America

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Warren Fahy, author of the acclaimed thriller FRAGMENT, imagines the crushing future of America as it effects the citizens of Middletown as they teeter on the cusp of America’s destiny.

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Two industrial giants conspire to change the future. An unlikely American teenager, ground down in the wheels of an increasingly totalitarian system, discovers a mysterious
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Published April 4th 2011 by Warren Fahy and Company (first published March 19th 2011)
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Ryan Rauber
Rory lives in a not too distant future society much like 1984, where his free thinking ideas have no place and makes him basically an outcast in school and society. Ellen, a popular girl in school who lives by society rules, becomes drawn to him. But what can they do to destroy the current dystopian society and restore free will? This book explores what would happen if society lets technology and government determine everything that happens in our lives, and how much we should cherish what littl ...more
Warren Fahy's ESCAPING AMERICA reads so much like a Young Adult novel that I wish he had toned down the sex, drugs, and profanity so it could be marketed as such. It reminded me a great deal of both RASH (Peter Hautman) and FEED (M. T. Anderson), YA cautionary tales about the ultimate price we pay in letting government and technology control what should be our own free thinking. Fahy's novel focuses on Rory and Ellen, two rebellious teens living in the near future, when a bloated government, wor ...more
Dec 01, 2012 Matt rated it 3 of 5 stars
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A good story. The story went off on tangents sometimes that kind of slowed it down, but i can see the author being passionate about the ideas surrounding free will and whatnot.

One of those books I wish you could give a half star because i'd like to rate it 3.5 stars.
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Author of the New York Times bestseller FRAGMENT, nominated for a BSFA and the International Thriller Writers Best First Novel Award, the sequel PANDEMONIUM and his latest book, the epic fantasy CRIMSON. Yes, I was born in Hollywood. Please don't hold it against me. (I had nothing to do with it.)
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