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Brave new world [electronic resource]. Aldous Huxley.

Huxley, Aldous. (Author). York, Michael. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780792753520 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Michael York.
Summary, etc.: Originally published in 1932, this outstanding work of literature is more crucial and relevant today than ever before. Cloning, feel-good drugs, anti-aging programs, and total social control through politics, programming, and media—has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our future? With a storyteller's genius, he weaves these ethical controversies in a compelling narrative that dawns in the year 632 AF (After Ford, the deity). When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity.A powerful work of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations, Brave New World is both a warning to be heeded and thought-provoking yet satisfying entertainment.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 8 - Text Difficulty 12
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
870 Lexile.
7.5 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 225456 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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