Berkley Publishing Group, Paperback, 9780425253373, 350pp.
Publication Date: December 31, 2012
The two of them are about to collide in a swiftly escalating series of events that will send them running for their lives, pursued by the police, soldiers, subversives, bears, revolutionaries, pirates, and a black ops team that "does not" exist. Where all that takes them you can t even begin to guess, but the literary journey there is a masterpiece of inspiration, chaos, and unadulterated, well, lunacy. And they might even learn a lesson or two along the way.
Alan Zweibel is an original "Saturday Night Live" writer who the "New York Times" said has earned his place in the pantheon of American pop culture. He is the winner of lots and lots of Emmy Awards for his work in television, which also includes "It s Garry Shandling s Show, " "Monk," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," and PBS s "Great Performances." He won the Thurber Prize for his novel" The Other Shulman" and collaborated with Billy Crystal on the Tony Award winning play "700 Sundays." Zweibel and his wife, Robin, live in Short Hills, New Jersey, because they enjoy paying exorbitantly high property taxes."
“An outrageously funny, irreverent, over-the-top comic mystery.”—Sun Sentinel
“A s**tload of hilarious fun.”—The Kentucky Democrat
“As bizarre as their adventures are, there's a strange sense of believability…That helps keep the story fresh and the pages turning…Creative, unusual and over the top.” —The Associated Press
“Rare political satire…With world affairs in the toilet, Barry and Zweibel bring us what we need: comic relief.”— The Boston Globe