By

Read By

Oliver Wyman

Length

14 hrs and 35 mins

Audiobook Review

Christian Nation

Genre(s)

Frederic C. Rich

Overall
Performance

Chillingly Real. Detailed Beyond Belief.

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Excellent, Unforgettable, Best of the nest

Very good, thoroughly enjoyed, 

Good, Solid, Enjoyed many aspects

STAR RATINGS GUIDE

THE BIRDICT

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This is one of the best-written dystopian novels I've ever read and certainly the most pertinent.

SQUAWKING THE TALK

Oliver Wyman has the thoughtful voice that makes this feel like a real reminiscence. Think grown up Kevin in The Wonder Years.

SHALL I COMPARE THEE TO...​​

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The feminist aspects are reminiscent of The Handmaid's Tale and there are definite parallels with the authoritarian nature of the government.
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ABOUT

Christian Nation

THE BLURB

“They said what they would do, and we did not listen. Then they did what they said they would do.”

So ends the first chapter of this brilliantly readable counterfactual novel, reminding us that America’s Christian fundamentalists have been consistently clear about their vision for a “Christian Nation” and dead serious about acquiring the political power to achieve it. When President McCain dies and Sarah Palin becomes president, the reader, along with the nation, stumbles down a terrifyingly credible path toward theocracy, realizing too late that the Christian Right meant precisely what it said.

In the spirit of Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America, one of America’s foremost lawyers lays out in chilling detail what such a future might look like: constitutional protections dismantled; all aspects of life dominated by an authoritarian law called “The Blessing,” enforced by a reconfigured Internet known as the “Purity Web.” Those who defy this system, among them the narrator, live on the edges of society, sustained by the belief that democracy will rise to triumph over such tyrannical oppression.