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After the Deluge

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A teenage arsonist threatens a partially submerged mid-22nd century San Francisco. As a Public Investigator "tryout" seeks evidence across the utopian city full of canals and veloways, the political and social conflicts of a society based on generalized abundance and commonly held wealth are explored. Here's a vision of post-economic life with the pleasures, pain and confusion characteristic of the human condition across historic periods set in a San Francisco strangely familiar and yet dreamily different. When there is no such thing as private property, what is crime, and how does a utopian society protect itself from bad behavior? Should scientists be as free as artists to create? What is a 'free market' for work without money and commodities?


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Paperback Editions

October 2004 : USA Paperback

Title: After The Deluge: A Novel of Post-Economic San Francisco
Author(s): Chris Carlsson
ISBN: 0-926664-07-7 / 978-0-926664-07-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Full Enjoyment Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2004 : Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: After the Deluge
Author(s): Chris Carlsson
Publisher: Full Enjoyment Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA