Norm Diamond revisits a dystopian novel published 35 years ago and set in our year 2020. Would we have acted any differently if we’d taken the author’s warnings seriously? The novel is Goodman 2020 by Fred Pfeil, an Oregonian for some of the time he was writing it. This will be part one of a two-part series on Pfeil’s dystopian vision.
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