Callisto

Callisto

Book - 2009
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Odell Deefus, who's not the sharpest tool in the shed, has one goal: to "try my hardest to be a good soldier against the mad dog Islamites." But while driving to an army enlistment office in Callisto, Kansas, his '78 Chevy breaks down on the side of a country road, and it's only the beginning of his troubles. When he accepts a local's offer of shelter until the car is repaired, things go from bad to worse--worse as in murder, drug dealers, tenacious televangelists . . . and finding himself a prime target of the FBI, which thinks he's a member of a terrorist sleeper cell. And none of it bodes well for his unrequited crush on Condoleezza Rice. But fear, rash judgments, and extreme reactions are simply the norm in a post-9/11 world. Odell will just have to deal with it.

Publisher: Toronto : McArthur, 2009.
ISBN: 9781552787724
9781552786987
1552786986
Characteristics: 484 p. ;,20 cm.

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Mar 18, 2011

Terrific book! Krol is a storyteller, a provocative prankster, with an unbeatable humor and humanity underlying his works.

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tauseef365
Jan 17, 2011

A modern day Huckleberry Finn. The best book I read last year. Wonderfully entertaining, funny, thrilling, inventive and insightful.

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