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The great forgetting
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Jack Felter, a history teacher, returns home to bucolic Franklin Mills, Ohio, to care for his father, a retired pilot who suffers from dementia and is quickly losing his memory. Jack would love to forget about Franklin Mills, and about Sam, the girl he fell in love with, who ran off with his best friend, Tony. Except Tony has gone missing. Soon Jack is pulled into the search for Tony, but the only one who seems to know anything is Tony"s last patient, a paranoid boy named Cole. Jack must team up with Cole to follow Tony"s trail-and maybe save the world. Their journey will lead them to Manhattan and secret facilities buried under the Catskills, and eventually to a forgotten island in the Pacific-the final destination of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. When Jack learns the details about the program known as the Great Forgetting, he"s faced with the timeless question: Is it better to forget our greatest mistake or to remember, so it"s never repeated?
|LC Classifications||PS3618.E5769 G74 2015|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||342|
|LC Control Number||2015010247|
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Book Overview FORGET HISTORY (ESPECIALLY ). READ THE LATEST GENRE-BENDING NOVEL FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE MAN FROM PRIMROSE LANE.
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The Forgetting ensures racial categories have no meaning, but characters do display differences in skin and hair color (Nadia is blonde with light eyes). A well-crafted fable for our time: as we focus on filling the plate in front of us, we risk forgetting where it came from, what it cost, and what that means.
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It’s a bit circular but I cannot recall forgetting another novel entirely—both the contents of the book and the act of reading it. Others may be Author: Ian Crouch. Jack soon learns about the Great Forgetting, a vast conspiracy that conceals the true events of World War II, contradicting everything he knows about history, science, the government and even time itself.
The Great Forgetting explores humanity’s desperation to forget the worst things that happen to us and the worst things we do to each other. It never loses. The Great Forgetting. The "Great Forgetting" is the term B uses to describe an occurrence during the formative millennia of our civilization.
What was forgotten is that there was a time when people lived without civilization and were sustained primarily by hunting and gathering rather than by large-scale animal husbandry and : Daniel Quinn.
“The Great Forgetting is blasphemous, riveting, insane, and glorious.”—Andy Howell (Copernicus), Ain’t It Cool News “Renner is skilled at constructing intricate puzzles in his the author makes the most outlandish conspiracies plausible not only to his protagonist but to readers as plot might be over the top, but it’s a fun ride.”—Author: James Renner.
Cole draws Jack into a mysterious world of alternate histories centered on the Great Forgetting, where, for example, the Allies lost World War II, and time is reset every so often because larger malevolent forces control our collective minds.
The Great Forgetting. In his second novel, Renner (The Man from Primrose Lane) brings readers a sci-fi journey in which the dystopia isn’t set in the future, but the present. Jack has been trying to forget about Franklin Mills ever since Sam, the girl he fell in love with, ran off with his best friend, Tony.
But Tony is gone, now. Vanished. The Great Forgetting. Our first three years are a blur, and we don’t recall much before the age of seven.
It turns out those early memories aren’t merely tucked away. Kristin Ohlson. I’M THE YOUNGEST by far of five children. By the time I started first grade, my siblings were gone, and we went from a very noisy household to a very quiet : Reader's Digest US.
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It would have also been a bit more convincing than the over-the-top leap of the plot to effectuate a “great forgetting.” Evaluation: This unusual story will remind you of “The Twilight Zone” (and in fact there are a number of epigraphs by Rod Serling), Kurt Vonnegut, scifi writer JamesStephen King, and even road-trip adventures.
The great forgetting. [James Renner] -- Jack Felter, a history teacher, returns home to bucolic Franklin Mills, Ohio, to care for his father, a retired pilot who suffers from dementia and is quickly losing his memory.
This explains why the Great Forgetting was not exposed by the development of evolutionary theory. Evolution in .The Great Forgetting | The Great Forgetting: The Past, Present, and Future of Social Democracy and the Welfare State reminds us that we were much happier when we were more equal, shared common goals, and trusted that government .