A Body's Just as Dead
Haunting and Hysterical Contemporary American Fiction
THE AMERICAN DREAM ain't what it used to be, and Pete-o Hemper has a bone to pick with these newfangled changes. When high-tech ways whack their little hometown off-kilter, the zany Hemper family struggles to adjust. Fueled by a gluttonous diet of talk radio, wacky Uncle Pete-o strikes back at the forces he believes are betraying the land that he loves. A crazy congealed salad of bizarre adventures, stinging wit and gritty realism, this fresh portrait of American stubbornness has all the ingredients of a stirring page-turner. You'll relish this folksy menagerie of real and relatable characters in their endearing calamity of modern life run amok.
2019 Georgia Author of the Year Awards Nominee for Literary Fiction.
Southern Fried Karma LLC, 9780997951868, 334pp.
Publication Date: August 7, 2018