Coconut Cowboy: A Novel
Channeling his internal Easy Rider, Serge Storms saddles up for his so much epic, deadly, and hilarious street journey ever as he revvs off to discover the misplaced American Dream . . . beginning within the Florida Panhandle.
Obsessed with the long-lasting Sixties vintage Easy Rider, encyclopedic Floridaphile, cute serial killer, and film buff extraordinaire Serge A. Storms devises his wildest plan but: end the adventure started by way of his freewheeling heroes, Captain the US and Billy, tragically minimize brief through a few shotgun-wielding rednecks.
Setting a direction for the Florida panhandle, Captain Serge—with Coleman actually using shotgun—mounts his vintage motorbike and hits the road looking for the genuine the United States: the apple-pie-eating, freedom-swilling mothers and pops of major highway USA.
But the the US he unearths within the rural burgs dotting the neck of the peninsula is just a little varied . . . and an entire lot more odd than something Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper encountered. In a country the place legal politicians are extra universal than gators, Serge and Coleman detect one specific speed-trap locale so aggressively inept at corruption that investigators are baffled the place to start.
Expect not anything below insanity, mayhem, creative homicides, and mind-altering prescribed drugs while Serge and Coleman’s direction intersects with the light State’s hyper-dysfunctional rusticity.
Where’s Jack Nicholson if you desire him?
Toot! “No medicinal drugs, no security,” acknowledged Serge. “Like that transom window that’s ajar. We simply have to recover from this fence.” Serge walked to the hotel mattress the place their captive was once tied down spread-eagle. “You’re eventually unsleeping! That’s nice, simply because I’ve been intending to consult you. What used to be it you stated to that mother together with her young ones within the backseat? anything finishing with whinge? via definition bullies are cowards, yet that’s simply embarrassing. let alone your exterior audio system. To be reasonable, I.
Mercury Comet sped west around the a part of the Florida Panhandle within the gravitational orbit of Alabama. Vegetable stands, greenback common, John 3:16, TIRE maintenance written on a half-buried tire in a entrance garden. “It’s all approximately small towns,” acknowledged Serge. “That’s the place I’ll locate my answer.” “What was once the question?” requested Coleman. “Haven’t you been listening this complete time?” Coleman picked at a dried stain on his blouse, then tasted it. “What?” “The American Dream! That’s my new undertaking in life:.
entrance of the construction and liking it. The previous man’s instructions have been spot-on. After the second one correct flip, Serge rolled a quick distance to a cease at highway handle quantity 443. simply off the shoulder stood a compact four-room wood condo with a chimney and easy open deck with rocking chairs. Serge got rid of his helmet. “You’re in for a true treat.” “Whose home is this?” “Glad you requested! From 1930 to 1935, it used to be the youth domestic of the mythical Ray Charles, prior to his sight failed and he.
Ended at a excessive embankment, and Serge climbed out onto an fail to remember, surveying a strong river. “Is this the Mississippi?” requested Coleman. “The Suwannee, you knucklehead.” “That could make extra sense.” “Let’s visit the cabin and prep our staging zone for tonight’s concert.” “Now you’re talking!” The golfing cart headed back off, a lot swifter this time, hopping rocks and potholes. They swung through the rustic shop to load up on provisions. extra teenagers shot peace indicators and toted bouquets of balloons.
upward push shield nation Park. The rolling course south from the Suwannee track park have been city after small city. Lake urban, Mason, Ellisville, excessive Springs. �Peanut stands, tomato stands, baskets of peaches, candy corn, ornamental gourds, Moose inn, Kiwanis, Optimists, someone’s entrance backyard promoting birdhouses that gave the look of small crimson barns, one other promoting carved wood flamingos with wings that grew to become like propellers, a sheriff’s automobile hiding at the back of a billboard to TAKE again the US, a diner.