From the Publisher
Twisting the buddy cop story upside down and inside out, Penn Jillette has created the most distinctive narrator to come along in fiction in many years: a sock monkey called Dickie. The sock monkey belongs to a New York City police diver who discovers the body of an old lover in the murky waters of the Hudson River and sets off with h...
From the Jacket
"Penn has written a strange, sometimes still, sometimes thunderous novel that is unlike anything I've ever read...Reading Penn's novel was joyfully exhausting, which is how we should feel when we've been in the presence of such seriously good writing."- Kaye Gibbons, author of Ellen Foster and Divining Women