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The Bowman Standard

Scott Wilson

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English
Shawline Publishing Group
22 November 2023
AS THE WORLD SWIRLS IN MILITARY CONFLICT, SOCIAL DISORDER AND CLIMATE CATASTROPHE, GOVERNMENT LEADERS RECRUIT SUPER-FORECASTERS - THEIR NATION'S MOST NON-BIASED CITIZENS - TO PREDICT EVENTS AND PROPOSE POLICY PRESCRIPTIONS... From 2012 to 2028, this raucous globe spinning romp considers prospects and pitfalls for three countries crucial to the electric age. China, the USA and Australia compete, cooperate and mark their success with a common scoring system - The Bowman Standard - to determine new spheres of power.

Super-forecasters gather for quadrennial assessments with the world's most influential advisors: Mr Wang, a Chinese Communist Party apparatchik with a demanding boss, Tiffany St. James, a do-gooding American heiress, and Hope Peterman, a management consultant briefed to preserve the wealth of her client, an elite cabal secretly ruling Australia.

Their teams examine recent events to seek to maximize Bowman Standard scores in five categories: politics, economics, social, defence and the environment.

Factual and funny, this book will appeal to readers who like a broad perspective on recent history, current affairs and our near future.
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Imprint:   Shawline Publishing Group
Country of Publication:   Australia
ISBN:   9781923101159
ISBN 10:   1923101153
Pages:   366
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Scott Wilson is a serial expat, entrepreneur, and writer, with a passion for geopolitics. He seeks to document Australian living history with issue-based stories and their global impact. The Bowman Standard is his debut novel about energy security. Scott lives on the Mornington Peninsula with his wife and two children. He enjoys travelling and sport.

Reviews for The Bowman Standard

“A fantastical enlightenment of the now and the future we hope never to come. Brilliant characters propelling a cleverly thought-out plot and plausible, if not ironic, array of scenarios to keep your mind wondering what will our future really look like… and by whose influence?” Readalot Magazine


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