Crash Gordon and the Revelations from Big Sur

Crash Gordon and the Revelations from Big Sur

In Crash Gordon and the Revelations from Big Sur, Derek Swannson combines these elements into a comic and subversive international thriller. OCTOBER 1988: It's morning in America again.

Author: Derek Swannson

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ISBN: 099810423X

Category: Fiction

Page: 560

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An amnesiac convalescing in Big Sur encounters an oddly sinister envoy from the Freemasons' Scottish Rite Psychophrenic Research Program.... A stoned surfer trespassing on Hearst Castle property gets hauled up into the sky by a massive flying black triangle.... A notorious starlet attending the wrap party for her first major Hollywood movie assassinates a Moscow journalist with a bottle of radioactive nasal spray.... In Crash Gordon and the Revelations from Big Sur, Derek Swannson combines these elements into a comic and subversive international thriller. OCTOBER 1988: It's morning in America again. Ex-CIA Director George H. W. Bush is calling the shots as Vice President. Intelligence agency black budgets are on the rise. Ronald Reagan's trickle-down economics has been trickling upon the American populace for nearly eight years. It's been a non-stop champagne bash for the rich, who've become much richer, but for the middle class and the poor the trickling has acted like acidic piss, burning gaping holes in their social safety nets. Is the increase in suffering intentional? Gordon Swannson thinks so--and he has the metaphysics to prove it. Sort of. Fresh from a five-year resident scholar program at the Esalen Institute, Gordon (Crash to his friends) arrives in the sleepy seaside town of Cambria, California, to deliver a lecture titled "Galactic Loosh Farming and Reaganomics: How Much Longer Before the Fabric of Reality is Ripped to Shreds?" It's the start of a bizarre chain of events that will launch Gordon's career as an investigative journalist and entangle him with a cast of characters that includes: James Marrsden, a gleefully foul-mouthed radio DJ and Gordon's untrustworthy childhood best friend; Kayleigh Fuller, a stoner witch who happens to be the niece of Buckminster Fuller; Skeeze Lester Huntley, a porn-addicted surfer whose alien abduction inspired him to become the Dope King of Central California; Rina Rowley, a lovely young actress with a shockingly ugly past; and looming largest of all, James' morbidly obese and obscenely wealthy Uncle Lloyd, "super secret black-ops bagman for the medico-military-occult complex... and matchmaker." Determined to uncover the truth behind Lloyd's lurid tales of psychic killers and a mind control program known as Project MONARCH, Gordon chases down leads from Cambria to Amsterdam's red-light district and the Brussels headquarters of an alien-inspired sex cult calling itself The OAAD Institute--getting a profound education in the machinations behind the 20th century's greatest unexplained mysteries along the way. Seeking the final piece to the puzzle, Gordon returns to his roots in the isolated, faux-Swedish town of Kingsburg, where those mysteries began. What he finds there will send him hurtling toward a climactic showdown against a naked assassin dead set on turning the Cold War into a hot mess. Crash Gordon and the Revelations from Big Sur is the big, shaggy conspiracy novel that everyone has always wanted to read--without actually knowing it. There's a reason for that. They don't want you to know about it. You do know there's a They, don't you?
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Nitt Witt Ridge

Nitt Witt Ridge

It was my first book and it's been such a success that I'm already working on a sequel: Crash Gordon and the Revelations from Big Sur. Crash doesn't seem to mind. I'm not quite sure why he puts up with me cannibalizing his life for the ...

Author: Crash Gordon

Publisher: Three Graces Press, LLC

ISBN: 9780979910524

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Page: 212

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Reading Nitt-Witt Ridge probably wont change your life in any meaningful way, but if youre the right kind of person it can provide you access to an alternate hippie-freak universe thats somewhat kinder and happier than the world we live in now (despite the occasional exploding hamster and the rampaging of a giant, vindictive, chrome robot-rooster).... It may be a shaggy, Brautiganesque bong-water-bubble of a book, but its also semi-profound in its own laid back way and laugh-out-loud funny. Or at least I think so.
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Time Out Film Guide

Time Out Film Guide

This time , hering the fiasco of Little Big Horn , sets out to disWilliamson , Laurence Olivier , Joel Grey , hopeless ... it's most interesting for a surGeorgia Brown . much as each other ) , but she winds up sharing a prising anti ...

Author: John Pym

Publisher: Penguin Group

ISBN: 0140293957

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 1538

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This guide covers every aspect of world cinema from Russian silents to Ealing comedies, classic documentaries to Japanese animated films, B-movie horror and major British and American releases since 1968. More than 660 new reviews are included in the 2002 edition, which covers the 2000/2001 Oscar and Bafta awards, prizes from the Berlin, Cannes and Venice festivals and a discussion of the topic Home entertainment: where are we now? The guide also includes the cinema centenary and Time Out readers' Top One Hundred polls.
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AB Bookman s Weekly

AB Bookman s Weekly

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ISBN: UOM:39015024487772

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5 Western Hometown Daily Newspapers

5 Western Hometown Daily Newspapers

If Mr. Truman , thought MoCar would : od deserted and the first The big thing , he said , is wheththy wae ... dent been or Sgt . Gwyn A. Long , sole sur receive the aid ) know we are donese said Originally She had not been raped ...

Author: Hometown Daily Newspapers of the West

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105002115629

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Time Out Film Guide

Time Out Film Guide

A vision to ing the events following the car crash of their leader . ... Hanns Zischler , Lisa it's hard to dislike the blimpish trio , who miraculously surBadarou . cast Vusi Kunene ... Silvestre , Leo Gordon . atrical releases .

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ISBN: UOM:39015066012892

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Books in Print

Books in Print

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105025888475

Category: American literature

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Categories: American literature