A NoveleBook - 2009
'It used to be Cliff and Vivian and now it isn't.' With these words, Jim Harrison begins a riotous, moving novel that sends a sixty-something man, divorced and robbed of his farm by a late-blooming real estate shark of an ex-wife, on a road trip across America. Cliff is armed with a childhood puzzle of the United States and a mission to rename all the states and state birds, the latter of which have been unjustly saddled with white men's banal monikers up until now. His adventures take him through a whirlwind affair with a former student from his high-school-teacher days twenty-some years before, to a 'snake farm' in Arizona owned by an old classmate, and to the high-octane existence of his son, a big-time movie producer who has just bought an apartment over the Presidio in San Francisco.
Publisher: [United States] : Grove/Atlantic, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2009.
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource