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The First Great American Novel: Where Parallel Lines Meet (A Story of Non-Sequiturs), by Mathew Serback

This book is at odds with America.

Alexander Hamilton and Andrew Jackson are slave traders, the Man with the Mohawk wants to grind your bones to dust, and the Pig-Men wish to take the innocence of the Last Virgin Alive. And – oh, yeah, brother – Hulk Hogan’s a racist.

Follow an unknown narrator as they travel through time, space, memories, and – sometimes – the ocean to defend their humanity. Told through a series of surreal and satirical non-sequiturs, The First Great American Novel pushes back against the traditional structures that built America and asks the reader to consider whether any of us are good or bad – or whether we’re all just fucked.

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