Reviewers have likened the book to the work of Kurt Vonnegut and J.G. Ballard. The primary plot line has been compared to Primary Colors and The Ides of March. One reviewer writes, "The prose is lyric, evocative, tight; at times it soars. Beautiful stuff."
About the Author
Tony Phillips has written political commentary for The Huffington Post, Salon and numerous additional online and print publications. He is a former weekly columnist with San Diego CityBeat and has authored nonfiction and fiction works including novels, short stories, poetry and translations. Tony studied philosophy at San Diego State University and California State University Long Beach. He was a faculty member at China's Hunan First Normal University and has taught young adult and professional students in Mexico at Instituto Tecnológico de San Juan del Río. Tony's literary passion is American modernism. He is inspired by the works of authors like Theodore Dreiser, Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck, as well as contemporary authors including Cormac McCarthy and Tom Robbins. Tony lives and works in San Diego with his wife and two spoiled dogs.