It’s the time between President Johnsons. Andrew, then tasked with the difficulties of reconstruction, while Lyndon is currently dropping waves of napalm. In the midst of this mayhem, a world-weary private detective, like some kinetic pinball, is bouncing from lead to lead and state to state. All in an earnest effort to not only help a pal’s recovery and save innocent lives, but also make a few very timesensitive yearnings come true.
Nancy Michelson: I’ll say again that each time I read one of your masterful works, I’m blown away by the breadth and depth of world knowledge, extensive vocabulary, and artistic weaving of literary devices. Your work is unique!
Jariya Wanapun - Penguin: Mr. Bove is a fine writer who creates rounded, sympathetic characters with a few sure strokes, and his novels all seem to suggest the magic found in everyday, human interactions. As a fellow reviewer said of his work, “modern American fiction too rarely exhibits such qualities and values."