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THE ANGRY BUDDHIST

The desert east of Los Angeles. The three Duke brothers: an ex-cop, an unrepentant criminal and a wily Congressman. It’s the week before an election and the politician is in for the fight of his life against a sexy, charismatic former air hostess. When a murder occurs that threatens to derail all of their lives, the fate of the Duke family hangs in the balance. Darkly comic, it’s a blistering tale from the author of Shining City and The Bones.

PRAISE & REVIEWS

The Angry Buddhist is a great novel. It’s satirical, it’s political, it’s sexual. All the things that I love dearly. Finally, something to come home to.”
– Larry David

The Angry Buddhist approaches all its characters with reliable misanthropy (not for nothing does Larry David provide this book’s most visible blurb). And its story unfolds with dexterous ease. . . a fine, high-end beach read for this election season.”
N.Y. Times

The Angry Buddhist is a wild entertainment as well as a novel about the way we live now that dares to dance with the profound.”
L.A. Times

“A wild social farce.”
Los Angeles Review of Books

“A smart, funny and dark literary political thriller.”
LargeheartedBoy.com

“I expect that most readers will have a hard time putting it down.”
Jewish Daily Forward

“…as a novel aimed at the mainstream market, it really is superb.”
Buddhist Book Review