Wide-open, weird and very beautiful...
It's an isolated expanse of wasters and dreamers, whose inhabitants say there's no place like home - but long for icebergs and imported olives. Where men grow beards competitively and where Bible classes wonder 'What Kind of Furniture Would Jesus Pick?'. A place populated by characters like Cheri Wham, who married the school bully and is raising a herd of beer-swilling children; Dr. Play fire, who casts smug aspersions on his patients' paternity; and Gilbert Wolfscale, who farms turkeys and adorns them with cranberry Thanksgiving necklaces to outdo the supermarket birds and their 'breasts like Las Vegas strippers'.
Full of cleverly wrought complications, magical twists and wonderful storytelling, this latest collection of stories is a must for all fans of the unexpected and delightfully strange.