A Carousel of Sorts is a dizzying leap into the shallow end of the pool of life. The story embraces the enormity of the world and the underlying idiosyncrasies that connect us all in the end. And perhaps along the way, on the wings of the fabled Carik birds from the tale, some of those answers will appear somewhere amidst the infinite spectrum between Bob Dylanas song lyrics and the ingredients to Cocoa Puffs cereal. Sawyer Redwine, happens upon his own chance at redemption by stumbling into the life of Ashton James during a robbery. They hightail their lives across country in order to create a fresh start careening into Blaiku aWillya Williams, the final piece in this triangle of fate. From the festive weirdness of a religious carnival located in Iowa to the eccentric values of a cosmetics mogul in Minneapolis, the triumvirateas journey unfolds under a tabloid, fashion reporteras eyes. Interwoven in the trioas new America are an angel who appears to be Ted Nugent, a Mafia hitman trying to become a rodeo clown, an elderly woman who speaks only through Hallmark cards, and an obsessive narrator with a bloated ego and a magically spiked six-pack of beer.The Cynica#39;s Secret Guide to Ultimate Happiness Grant Guimont. aTough break ... Just perfect Ted, a I closed the shower curtain, then quickly reeled it open again just like the first time. aIa#39;m still ... aLike you didna#39;t throw one in some bimbo Willy.
|Title||:||A Carousel of Sorts|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2001-06-01|