An ordinary man lives in a world where free will doesn't exist. The lives and destinies of every human being are scripted by scribes in Heaven. One day, his writer quits, leaving him to go about his day unscripted.
The story of former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney who avoided military service during the 1960s Vietnam War, but became a stout advocate to invade Iraq in 2003 over false claims that is was developing nuclear weapons.
A satirical comedy, Portman's young-adult novel follows the adventures of a teen loser whose life changes when he reads his father's copy of "The Catcher in the Rye." The boy suddenly finds... See full summary »