In this novel, Laura is in the middle of a torrid affair… with the trains that pass on the tracks at the end of her block. The trains are carrying weapons destined for the front lines of America’s latest war, and Laura can’t rest until she’s consummated the affair by blowing one up! She plots, she plans… but meanwhile, the trains keep right on coming, haunting her.
Aaron Cometbus has earned legendary status in the literary underground for the longevity of his self-published fanzine (Cometbus, which turns 25 this year) and for his own tough, taut prose. He calls Berkeley his home but lives in a state of perpetual exile. Each issue of Aaron’s zine, Cometbus, sells over 10,000 issues, with 54 issues and several collections to date.
“Aaron craftes evocative essays and concise vignettes that read almost like prose poems.” –-New York Press.
“America’s most famous unknown writer.” –-Philadelphia Independent.
112 page paperback
Last Gasp, 2006