Little America is a modern Oedipal romp through hilarious adventures as the major characters race westward toward their destinies in Little America, Wyoming, in the bicentennial year of 1976. Orville Hollinday has always struggled to both please and get even with his father, Senior, who constantly belittles him. Orville keeps trying to blow up Seniors Cadillacs. Senior just doesnt notice. He moves to Little America to find among things, a girl just like the girl, Flora, who married his father. He doesnt know that Senior and Flora, each with a different partner, will ultimately make surprise appearances in Wyoming.
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Rob Swigart writes stories and scenarios for the Institute for the Future in Menlo Park, California, and is the author of eight novels. He has published poetry and most recently co-authored, with Robert Johansen, Upsizing the Individual in the Downsized Organization. He is at work on a new novel.Review:
"Satire that is fast, comical and a little mean about an all-American boy who makes a career out of murdering Dad." -- Newsday
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110395251729
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0395251729