Los Angeles AD 2017 Author:Philip Wylie A novel based on Philip Wylie's special teleplay for NBC-TV's THE NAME OF THE GAME. — A terrifying novel of the near-future -- where love, life, sex are driven underground ... — Glenn Howard, publishing tycoon, got into his car and prepared to dictate a top-secret memo to the President of the United States. — That memo concerned a meeting he'd just... more » attended -- a gathering of key scientists and industrialists at which the true and terrifying secret of the Earth's poisoned atmosphere and waters come out. Man was on the brink of his own self-destruction.... Glenn Howard never finished that memo. He began to feel drowsy and soon blacked out. When he awoke, it was indeed too late.
Howard had not been asleep, but unconscious for forty seven years!
He awoke in a strange underground world, ruled by a cold-blooded dictatorship, with a bizarre social and sexual code. It was all happening in LOS ANGELES: A.D. 2017« less