Austin & Emily (Hardcover)

By Frank T. Hollon

MacAdam/Cage Publishing, 9781596923737, 310pp.

Publication Date: June 8, 2012



Austin McAdoo is a 347-pound man with

a dry sense of humor and an affinity for

canned ham. Emily Dooley is a tempestuous

bombshell with an unpredictable temper and

a simple worldview. Their appearances and

personalities couldn't be more different. But

from the instant they meet in a Tampa strip

club, they are madly in love. The star-crossed

lovers set out for Los Angeles with a car full

of cats on a quest to find eternal bliss along

the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Traveling the

long route to a modern Oz, the characters

search for courage, heart, and brains in this

comical examination of romance. Austin and

Emily shows that much of life is truly absurd,

but nothing so much as true love. Either

you believe in it or you don't. There is no in