Magnificent Vibration

Magnificent Vibration

By Rick Springfield

Touchstone Books, Hardcover, 9781476758909, 277pp.

Publication Date: May 6, 2014

Why are we here? What is love? Is there a loch ness monster? Does God send text messages?
These are the kinds of questions Horatio Cotton, aka Bobby, asks in "New York Times" bestseller Rick Springfield's debut novel, "Magnificent Vibration."
After stealing a mysterious self-help book called "Magnificent Vibration: Discover Your True Purpose" from a bookstore, Bobby calls the 1-800 number scrawled inside the front cover, only to discover that he has a direct line to God. This launches Bobby on an unlikely quest, serendipitously accompanied by a breathtakingly sexy and exceedingly sharp travel companion named Alice. Together the pair sets out to find some combination of spiritual and carnal salvation--and possibly save the planet.
By turns hilarious, poignant, over-the-top, and deeply meaningful, "Magnificent Vibration" is a highly original novel about the biggest questions one man--or mankind--has ever asked.

About the Author
Rick Springfield is a Grammy Award-winning musician and actor, and the author of the New York Times "bestselling memoir Late, Late Night", which Rolling Stone" named one of the twenty-five greatest rock memoirs off all time. He lives in Malibu with his wife, Barbara. Visit him online at or

Sunday, Jun 1, 2014

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to singer and actor Rick Springfield about his debut novel, Magnificent Vibration, a fantastical story about a man with a 1-800 number to God. More at

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