Praised by Publishers Weekly as "intriguing and funny" and written by a National Book Award nominee, this "desert noir" traces a draft-dodging evangelical's road trip across the Mojave. Obadiah Wheeler encounters a world of temptation in the form of a pretty girl who's on the run, and his spiritual journey through the badlands is further complicated by an extraterrestrial relic and multiple homicides. A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice.
Surfer Kem Nunn has written five novels, including Tapping the Source, his seminal "surf-noir" book, a National Book Award finalist and the inspiration for the movie Point Break. In addition to writing for the television series Sons of Anarchy, Nunn has collaborated with producer David Milch on HBO's Deadwood and John from Cincinnati.