Hey Nostradamus!

By Douglas Coupland
Read by Jenna Lamia , David Ledoux , Jillian Crane , and John Randolph Jones

6.88 Hours 07/01/2003 unabridged
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In 1988, a catastrophic episode of teen violence shatters a suburban community. Hey Nostradamus follows the aftermath in various voices across two decades: the teenage victims whose ordinary preoccupations with sex and spirituality will never evolve past that moment; the parents whose exposure to their children's underground world threatens their deepest convictions; and those who come to know the survivors only later in life, unable to fully realize what really transpired. Hey Nostradamus wrestles with religion and nihilism, sorrow and acceptance. It will take you to a place you didn't know existed.

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In 1988, a catastrophic episode of teen violence shatters a suburban community. Hey Nostradamus follows the aftermath in various voices across two decades: the teenage victims whose ordinary preoccupations with sex and spirituality will never evolve past that moment; the parents whose exposure to their children's underground world threatens their deepest convictions; and those who come to know the survivors only later in life, unable to fully realize what really transpired. Hey Nostradamus wrestles with religion and nihilism, sorrow and acceptance. It will take you to a place you didn't know existed.

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Author Bio: Douglas Coupland

Douglas Coupland is the author of the novels Generation X, Miss Wyoming, and All Families Are Psychotic, among others, as well as the nonfiction works like Life After God and Polaroids from the Dead. He grew up and lives in Vancouver.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 6.88
Audience: Adult
Language: English