Between July 25 and August 4, an abridged recording of Thomas L. Friedman’s best-selling The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century as well as an audio excerpt of his highly anticipated September follow-up, Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution—and How It Can Renew America (Farrar; Macmillan Audio) will be available as a free audio download. For the complete Hot, Flat, and Crowded audiobook, to publish simultaneously with the hardcover:
Library editions (Sound Library: BBC Audiobooks America)
9 CDs. 10½ hrs. unabridged. ISBN 978-0-7927-5475-6. $94.95
1 MP3-CD. 10½ hrs. unabridged. ISBN 978-0-7927-5526-5. $59.95.
Retail editions (Macmillan Audio: BBC Audiobooks America)
9 CDs. unabridged. 10½ hrs. ISBN 978-1-4272-0458-5. $39.95.
6 CDs. abridged. 7 hrs. ISBN 978-1-4272-0460-8. $29.95.