A with Molly In California he had friends and other established connections to possibly begin a new life He was still hopeful to he had friends and other established connections to possibly begin a new life He was still hopeful to an appointment and could uickly return if necessary Williams soon realized he was being watched and closely monitored The big uestions why was this and who was behind itThe novel sort of reminded me of a James Bond movie Allen relied on a strong sense of masculinity to portray Williams a wounded war hero expert marksman outdoorsman a virile he man who had plenty of willing women to attend to his every need Williams spoke to his father on the phone he abandoned the family when Williams was a boy this was an odd unbelievable conversation Williams learned not only about his ethnic heritage but also suspected his father may have alerted the investigation Williams was always on the run essentially homeless he refused to abandon Molly who remained with him surrounded with plenty of excitement drama
adventure the conclusion will Black and White is included in the value priced Paul Allen Reader an anthology that features six novels by this acclaimed commercially published author Allen released his first novel Apeland in 1977 He holds a MFA in Cinema Studies from the University of Southern California he lives in the northeast US with his wife. Ve of the first election and ends on the day of the inaugurationThe novel is not about the politics didactic or polemicalIt is Marty's story and the story of those he meets as he struggles to remain true to himself under the most difficult circumstances In this way MR BLACK AND WHITE becomes everyone's sto. Mr Williams You re a talented man Even at the eleventh hour american writer and filmmaker the eleventh hour American writer and filmmaker Allen has written five novels APELAND NEGR Mr Black and White is unlike any contemporary American novel I know Although there is a political background the book is about a broad swath of characters across the land whose lives intersect with Marty a former Obama speechwriter the protagonist who is sometimes treated as a celebrity even if he s a lost soul as he travels to find a home if not himself in a country where dreams never seem to mesh
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with reality whether for young or old The book starts in reality whether for young or old The book starts in but is primarily set in various places in California Marty is homeless most of the time if not a perennial house guest of one party or another but this allows us to enter into the characters lives There is a lot of talk around tables and a lot of food and wine almost the feel of an ex patriot novel which is virtually how Marty comes to see himself Some of the characters are especially touching like Hector the war weary Marine or Rudi a heartbreaking old man who believes in the movie business even if it doesn t believe in him There is beautiful descriptive writing and dead on dialogue that moves this novel along There is also a dog story here and at least two love affairs The assortment Marty Williams an Obama speechwriter does not get the promised administration ob cannot return to the newspaper because it is closing loses everything and sets out in a snowstorm with all he has left his car and his dog for California where his picaresue adventures begin romance the movie business dining.
Paul Allen Þ 5 Free readF characters is rich They are not types but real people imperfect sometimes annoying perplexing but also touching There is also a thread of satire that allows the author swings imperfect sometimes annoying perplexing but also touching There is also a thread of satire that allows the author swings mood characterization and plot This is the novel that gives us a vision of the world we re in where we ve come where we re going Action adventure is the theme of this uick read
novel authored by master storyteller Paul AllenThe main character Marty Williams wasauthored by master storyteller Paul AllenThe main character Marty Williams was a USMC platoon serving a tour in Afghanistan reporting from the front line of battle as a war ournalist After he was wounded he was re assigned stateside eventually becoming a speechwriter for the Obama campaign With a beautiful girlfriend Karen and a highly successful career he considered marriage and settling down Williams uickly discovered that in spite of both his dedication and loyalty to the new President O he could call the presidential message line directly he failed to secure an permanent staff appointment Karen after receiving her own appointment with the new O administration had other plans that did not include Williams Williams also takes Karen s discarded dog Molly as Karen determined her dog wouldn t fit into her new lifestyleMarty picked up a young beautiful woman and her dog while leaving the northeast and driving to Californi. With political elites to living out of his car a panorama of people in the world of woes we know today and a president elect assassination plot unjustly tied to MartyThe novel begins with
flashback a dream Marty has about being in a firefight as an imbedded ournalist with Marines in Afghanistan on the .a flashback a dream Marty has about being in a firefight as an imbedded ournalist with Marines in Afghanistan on the