I Heart Oklahoma

Roy Scranton

I Heart Oklahoma
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I Heart Oklahoma

Roy Scranton

Roy Scranton, controversial and critically-acclaimed, brings us a formally daring road trip into the heart of present-day America. Suzie’s seen it all, but now she’s looking for something she lost- a sense of the future. So when the chance comes to work with a maverick video artist on his road movie about Donald Trump’s America, she’s pretty sure it’s a bad idea but she signs up anyway, hoping for an outside shot at starting over. A provocative, genderqueer, shapeshifting musical romp through the brain-eating nightmare of contemporary America, I Heart Oklahoma! is a book about art, guns, cars, American landscapes, and American history. This kaleidoscopic novel moves from our bleeding-edge present to a furious Faulknerian retelling of the Charlie Starkweather killings in the 1950s, capturing in its fragmented, mesmerizing form the violence at the heart of the American dream.

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