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4.57  ·  Rating details ·  7 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Since human civilization nearly destroyed itself 84 years ago, The Curriculum has eliminated all violence by sending citizens on a series of trips back in time to condition out violent thoughts and tendencies. But the peace has just been broken by the first act of violence in the new civilization, a murder confessed to by a young genius. Now the fragile society must prepar ...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published January 12th 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Christopher Hooton
Mar 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
First two reviews from readers:

From Hannah Gold, "Very cool sci-fi book that mixes dystopian future with time travel and morality. it's the type of book that is exciting but also makes you think and keeps you thinking after you finish. Highly recommend."

From Alex Kennedy, "Such a fun read - beautifully written and extremely thought provoking. Entirely current and relevant while being a fun fiction story. Highly recommend!"

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Feb 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Really interesting story about a post-apocalyptic society trying their hardest to live peacefully. The time travel concept, fast pace and memorable characters make it a great read.
Mar 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
fun and fascinating read that combines time travel, post-apocalyptical society, law, morals, and more. Reads like a a great movie.
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Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Christopher Hooton is the author of two novels: Observance and Peregrine East, and a travel memoir entitled How to Backpack with Your Parents. He is also a practicing economist and policy expert specializing in economic development and urban development. He has completed graduate degrees from the University of Cambridge and the London School of Economics and an under ...more
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