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The Future for Curious People (Digital Audiobook)

By Gregory Sherl, Heather Corrigan (Narrator), Justin D. Torres (Narrator)

Publication Date: September 1, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/2/2014)
Compact Disc (9/2/2014)
MP3 CD (9/2/2014)
CD-Audio (9/2/2014)

Description

Meet Evelyn and Godfrey. Evelyn is breaking up with her boyfriend, who's passing out advertisements for his band on a snowy street corner in Baltimore. She's seen their dismal future together at Dr. Chin's office: she and her boyfriend, both many years older, singing “Happy Birthday” to a Chihuahua and arguing about cheese. She hopes for more. Meanwhile, Godfrey is proposing to his girlfriend, Madge, who's not quite willing to take that leap; she wants to see their future together first—just to be sure they're meant for each other.

The Future for Curious People follows Evelyn and Godfrey's soon-to-be-entwined lives, set in motion by the fabulist premise of a world with envisionists like Dr. Chin. In struggling with their pasts and possible futures, the characters encounter the mysteries of sorrow, love, death, and fate. It's a story that will capture you with its brightness, its hopefulness, its anxious twists and turns. It is a love story that is ultimately a statement about happiness and how to accept our fleeting existence.