A Planet for the President
By (author) Alistair Beaton
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Planet for the President by Alistair Beaton
Book DescriptionIt is the near future and things are not going well for the President of the United States. He wants Americans to be adored by everyone but half the planet seems to be in a permanent state of insurrection against US power. What's more, there's a growing environmental crisis that even he can't ignore. It's one thing when there are floods in Bangladesh, quite another when almost 2,000 Americans die in flooding in Texas. His advisers warn him he could be remembered as the President who wrecked the planet. The President is persuaded of one simple fact: there are too many people in the world. Only radical action can deal with the problem. His advisors come up with a solution more ruthless than anything ever contemplated before. Appalled, the president refuses to go along with their plan. But it isn't long before he is committed to thinking the unthinkable ...
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780752865669
(197mm x 128mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A new readable and accessible translation of Brecht's satirical masterpiece by Alistair Beaton, published to coincide with the world premiere by Shared Experience. Written by the grand master of storytelling and peopled with vivid and amusing characters, this is one of the greatest plays of the last century.
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Author Biography - Alistair Beaton
Alistair Beaton is one of the country's leading satirical writers, and makes frequent appearances on Radio 4. His hit comedy Feelgood won the Evening Standard Award in 2001
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