Lunatics

Lunatics

By Dave Barry; Alan Zweibel

Berkley Publishing Group, Paperback, 9780425253373, 350pp.

Publication Date: December 31, 2012

Description
Philip Horkman is a happy man, the owner of a pet store called The Wine Shop, and on Sundays a referee for a local kids soccer league. Jeffrey Peckerman is the proud and loving father of a star athlete in the girls ten-and-under soccer league, and he's not exactly happy with the ref.
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.


About the Author
Dave Barry is the author of many bestsellers including "Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys", "Dave Barry Turns 40" and "Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up". A wildly popular syndicated columnist, Barry won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for commentary. He lives in Miami, FL.

Alan Zweibel is an American producer and writer who has worked on such productions as Saturday Night Live, PBS' Great Performances, and It's Garry Shandling's Show.


Praise For Lunatics

“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