|Against the background violence committed by the returning soldiers trying to make an adjustment back into civilian life, Wayne Ogden attempts to destroy his former mentor and take down Collins Aircraft--the once fabled company that provided planes to Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, and Wiley Post.|
From the Publisher:
Returning vet Wayne Ogden has trouble adjusting to civilian life back in Wichita, Kansas and begins receiving poison pen letters hinting at his secret wartime past in this novel from the author of New York Times Notable Book The Ice Harvest.
"Noir fans will cheer this violently humorous account filled with black comedy, crooks, hookers and the like." - Carole Mallory 09/01/11 "[W]hat draws us to the book is Phillips' taut and vicious vision, so clean we cannot help but inhabit it, even when we find ourselves repelled." - David L. Ulin 08/25/2011