What if John Steinbeck made a left instead of a right at Monterey and wound up studying Kabbalah instead of marine biology with Doc Ricketts? Or Woody Guthrie wound up in a sweat lodge instead of a hobo camp when he was riding rails out West? What if Lon Chaney in Hollywood’s silent film era wandered onto the Cowboy-and-Indians set next door and saw a wolfman who was really both wolf… and man? Or at least coyote? Any of these wrong turns might have resulted in the tale you hold in your hands right now. It’s the story of two legendary shape-shifters and boundary-busters — Elijah of Jewish folk tale and Passover wine fame and Coyote of Native American and tail-on-fire renown — crossing paths in Depression-era California. There are strikes brewing baseball teams forming outlaws still unrectified and scofflaws newly minted, and moons to be howled at and danced under.
Two Trickster Tango
- From the Publisher
May 16, 2017
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