Liberation: Being the Adventures of the Slick Six After the Collapse of the United States of America

October 14, 2008|
Liberation: Being the Adventures of the Slick Six After the Collapse of the United States of America by Brian Francis Slattery
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From the author of the literary pulp phenomenon Spaceman Blues comes a future history cautionary tale, a heist movie in the style of a hippie novel.

Liberation is a speculation on life in near-future America after the country suffers an economic cataclysm that leads to the resurgence of ghosts of its past such as the human slave trade. Our heroes are the Slick Six, a group of international criminals who set out to alleviate the worst of these conditions and put America on the road to recovery. Liberation is a story about living down the past, personally and nationally; about being able to laugh at the punch line to the long, dark joke of American history.

Slattery''s prose moves seamlessly between present and past, action and memory. With Liberation, he celebrates the resilience and ingenuity of the American spirit.

Brian Francis Slattery edits public-policy publications dealing mostly with economics and economic issues; he is also an editor of the New Haven Review, a literary journal. When not editing, he plays the fiddle and banjo. He also writes occasional nonfiction pieces about public policy and the arts, mostly for his local alternative week...
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Title:Liberation: Being the Adventures of the Slick Six After the Collapse of the United States of America
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Published:October 14, 2008
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780765320469

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