Set in a present-day version of a San Diego that is troubled by earthquakes and the imminent arrival of space aliens, A Genuine Monster is a darkly comical novel that recounts the tumultuous and apocalyptic last day in the life of a disturbed veteran, Nick Ames. The novel follows the course of Nick's last day, as he attempts to rejuvenate himself by connecting with his bizarre friends (a hack writer and a twisted waitress). At the same time, he suffers the traumatic consequences of searching for meaning in an America gone mad.I pledge allegiance to you, for which you stand, one nation, under God, with liberty and justice for all former literary mercenaries like myself. Temporarily Ia#39;m ... The jeep engine revved and the dashboard lights flickered. A white-andblack policeanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Genuine Monster|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2003-06-01|