On Sale: August 8, 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
Add to Wish List
Thumb Rivera is in a bind. A college dropout, aspiring
writer, smalltime marijuana grower, and biker club
hang-around, Thumb finds himself confined to his rural ranch
house in the desolate Maine countryside, helpless to do
anything but watch as his former friends and housemates
scheme behind his back, conspire to steal his girlfriend,
and make inroads with the Blood Eagles, a dangerous biker gang.
Thumb is also dead.
A ghost forced to haunt his survivors and reflect back on
the circumstances that led to his unsolved murder, Thumb
discovers he has one portal through which he can communicate
with the living world: Ben, a semi-literate high-school
dropout. Ben soon convinces local curmudgeon Fred
Muttkowski, failed novelist turned pig farmer, to turn Ben’s
conversations with Thumb into an actual book.
Thumb has two things on his mind: To solve, and then avenge,
the mystery of his own violent death, and also to tell his
story. That story is American Ghost—as told to Ben,
then fictionalized by Fred. It's at once a clever tale of
the afterlife, a poignant examination of the ephemeral
nature of life, and a celebration of writing and the written
No comments posted.
Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!