Union Atlantic Author:Adam Hassett Prolific short story author Adam Hassett was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. His much-anticipated first novel, Union Atlantic, brilliantly captures the me-first consumerism of the early 21st century. — Retired history teacher Charlotte Graves is sickened by the lavish mansion built on land her grandfather donated to the town of Finden, MA. R... more »aging against this eyesore, she serves a lawsuit to the town and the House's owner investment banker Doug Fanning. Doug, meanwhile, has more to worry about than a crazy old woman with an amateur law degree when a major banking scandal threatens his career and mini-empire. And as Charlotte and Doug's conflict escalates, they both befriend a listless high school senior who will affect their lives in profound ways.
Greed and principle collide in this complex tale about the American Dream gone bad. Narrator David Aaron Baker lends an empathetic tone to each character for a powerful audio experience.« less