The Fifth Sacred Thing

  • by Starhawk
  • Narrated by Maya Lilly
  • 21 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

One act of courage can change the world.
The year is 2048. Climate change and bio-warfare have ravaged much of the Earth, and societal meltdown has splintered the US into fragments. But out of the ruins, Northern California has built a thriving culture based on respect for the four sacred things: air, fire, water and earth.
The Fifth Sacred Thing is an epic tale of freedom and slavery, love and war, and the potential futures of humankind. It tells of a 21st century California clan caught between two clashing worlds: one based on tolerance, the other on repression. It is both a love story between two people and a war story between two opposing ideals.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Grippingly brilliant

Would you listen to The Fifth Sacred Thing again? Why?

Yes


What did you like best about this story?

The message


Have you listened to any of Maya Lilly’s other performances? How does this one compare?

No


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Listen up while there's still time


Any additional comments?

Please get the sequel "City if Refuge" on audible asap .

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- mrs j paterson

Excellent story and good telling

An excellent story well told and very apt for these times of major change in the worlds' politics.
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- kewina

Book Details

  • Release Date: 29-08-2016
  • Publisher: Maya Lilly