97809984339432034 Evangelical secret agents fast food moguls the voice f God in computer software violence in the Bermuda Triangle George W Bush s foreign policy vindicated by a uick victory in Ira lucrative invasions f Egypt and Syria followed bringing unparalleled prosperity to America and setting ff thirty years After the Ashes of right wing rule But when a war in Iran goes bad and the resulting cover up goes worse the democrats reclaim the presidency This is the timef Pax Americana and its zealous anti hero government agent Tuck Suires A complex and The Angry Planet often humorous thrillerf a near future America that is very prescient Readers just wanting a romp will get that in spades but the careful reader will be gifted cutting and intelligent satire as well as some wonderfully wrought characters Line by line Baumeister knows how to write a wonderful sentence but he also has a gift for getting you to turn the page Kurt Baumeister s Pax Americana is a deftly rendered imaginative satirical skewering Melody's Key of manyf ur infernal country s sacred cows Baumeister roasting them alive with incendiary wit slicing and dicing them with razor sharp prose critically dispensing them thereby circumventing herd mentalities Dystopic yes set about twenty years into the future yes but the novel also reads as a devastating zany take n current events the current state A Chance Acquaintance of disuni. Far Onef Big Other's Most Anticipated Small Press Books f 2017 An Electric Literature Great 2017 Indie Press Preview Book crackles with the energy f Vonnegut's best work Andrew Shaffer New York Times bestselling author f The Day f the Donald Trump Trumps America Brilliantly plotted and linguistically nimble Rain Taxi Kurt Baumeister has fun with language than any novelist since Money era Martin Amis I haven't read such marvelously The Wallflower's Revenge obsessive prose in years Darin Strauss bestselling authorf Half a Life Winner National Book Critics Circle Award a mad romp Electric Literature a true triumph The Brooklyn Rail bleak yet bubblyBaumeister succeeds in delivering the deep chill he intends that f a world in which 'evil and good were justas passé as faith' Volume 1 Brooklyn FantasticOne f the most uniue books I've read in avery long time Matthew Norman author f Domestic Violets and We're All Damaged the thriller's been reinvented smartened.
Rating 5 f fiveMy full review is to come in 2018 Suffice it to say that if Stalking Horse Press hadn t sent me a review copy I d be entering the giveaway right now praying for the all knowing algorithm to pick me pick meYou should be too Or hellfire kids the Kindle edition is a lousy 629 This is exactly the book I needed right now to feel a little Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World okay with the world It s got just the right mix absurd enough to be wild and entertaining at the same time that you could darkly see howne might unfortunately end up there from here Imagination in spades the book thrills entertains and warns Great stuff all around Baumeister s book is deceptive and complex A dark strain f humor runs throughout transported by a cast f morally bscure characters A frenetic funny and haunting read Kurt Baumeister has written an incredibly timely book filled with suspense and satire with some lovely dashes f horrifying dystopia to boot The author weaves his tale Introductory Algebra: Models Concepts Skills of paranoia and espionage with masterful skill and demonstrates a startling understand for what could beur future Biting wit in the style Marriage After God: Chasing Boldly After God’s Purpose for Your Life Together of Vonnegut and all the thrillf a blockbuster genre novel but with the brains you d hope for as well A whirlwind f an important read Pax Americana Kurt Baumeister Paperback 380 pages Published March 15th 2017 by Stalking Horse Press ISBN 0998433942 ISBN13. 2034 Evangelical secret agents fast food moguls the voice f God in computer software violence in the Bermuda Triangle George W Bush's foreign policy vindicated by a uick victory in Ira lucrative invasions Blue Blood of Egypt and Syria followed bringing unparalleled prosperity to America and settingff thirty years The Gollywhopper Games: Friend or Foe of right wing rule But when a war in Iran goes bad and the resulting cover up goes worse the democrats reclaim the presidency This is the timef Pax Americana and its zealous anti hero government agent Tuck SuiresReading the ironic silences between the lines f the thriller and roaring like a jet engine Pax Americana is a sacrilegious conspiratorial monster; like a literary dogfight between Ian Fleming and Robert Anton Wilson loaded with prophecy Baumeister's debut is an exorcism and an antidote for ur eraPraise for Pax Americana by Kurt BaumeisterSelected as It's Like This onef the Best Books The Mirage of 2017 by PANK Magazine A LitReactor Best Bookf 2017So.
On where the so called lines between church and state and corporation have long been simply bliterated Tom Robbins William Gibso Kurt Baumeister s debut is set in an alternate near future version f the US where certain heads Rituels secrets des Templiers of the world threaten warver a machine that can be used to brainwash the population under the guise f god At the heart f this cheeky thriller is Diana Scorsi a brilliant scientist who has created an AI software that can become whichever god you need it to be thus d PAX AMERICANA is a terrific debut novel It is a superb satire A Mild Suicide of the industrial military religious complex that makes America so terrifying Extremely funny it reminds mef a young Pynchon crossed with a dark Tom Robbins Very highly recommended less There are no rules There are rules but the rules are chaos Reality is chaos Everything is chaosKurt Baumeister s action packed farcical special agent novel will transport you back to the early 2000 s despite it being set in 2034 Part Beethoven for a Later Age: The Journey of a String Quartet of the premisef Pax Americana is during his presidency Bush cranked his foreign policy up to full blast invading countries and exploiting them economically for America s benefit leading to a long wave Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face of right wing prosperity Thether Origen: Scholarship in the Service of the Church ominous aspectsf the BushCheney years have also prevailed leading to a significant merger f the economy and Christianity creating some. Up and rendered blazingly funny in Kurt Baumeister's wild raucous ride f a novel Caroline Leavitt New York Times bestselling author f Cruel Beautiful World Deceptive and complex A dark strain f humor runs throughout transported by a cast Porter Earns a Quarter (Four Basic Skills Series, Volume 2) of morallybscure characters A frenetic funny and haunting read Samuel Sattin author Mayan, Incan, and Aztec Civilizations, Grades 5-8 of Leaguef Somebodies and The Silent End Ambitious fearless and freuently brilliant Pax Americana is a speedball Tablettes Albertini Actes privés de l'époque vandale of religion and politics delivered in a steel syringef adrenalin Chuck Greaves author f Hard Twisted and Tom Lucky Filled with lush imagery lyricism and absurdity Pax Americana brings into relief the subtext f political powerA daringly imaginative book Thaisa Frank author Sexual Soulmates: The Six Essentials for Connected Sex (English Edition) of Heidegger's Glasses and Enchantment a brilliantly imagined satire Largehearted Boy If there is to be an American peace it's certainly not going to comen the pages f this lit match f a novel Sean Beaudoin author f Welcome Thiev.
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Summary Pax Americana
Kurt Baumeister's debut novel a satirical spy thriller entitled Pax Americana will be published by Stalking Horse Press in 2017 A graduate of Emerson’s MFA program and a Contributing Editor with The Weeklings Kurt has written for Salon Electric Literature The Nervous Breakdown The Rumpus The Good Men Project and others He is currently at work on his second novel a mythocomic crime fanta