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Potlatch: A Comedy

Narrated by: Audra Cook
Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
Categories: Fiction, Humour

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Summary

Have you ever wondered why life seems so complicated, so exhausting, so fattening, and yet so pointless and idiotic? It's all part of the Potlatch

To Alice Coggins, the 24-year-old daughter of a South Philadelphia scam artist, everything looks like a racket: endless serf-like internships, student loans that can never be repaid, and high-minded charities run by swindlers for the benefit of rich donors. Things only get worse when she meets Andrew Ogleby, a scion of blue-bloods who is engaged to a bulimic pet-food heiress he can't bring himself to marry. As their Cinderella romance unfolds, Alice and Andrew must battle their families, the mob, and most of all the ubiquitous "Potlatch": a vast conspiracy of conspicuous waste directed by the powers that be to keep the populace - and especially the young people - from even thinking about doing anything useful. 

©2017 Bruce Hartman (P)2018 Bruce Hartman

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