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A pro softball player, an alcoholic husband, a drug deal out of town, and buried treasure - the postmodern and vibrantly pulpy debut novel from Hob Broun

The heroine of Odditorium is Tildy Soileau, a professional softball player stuck in a down-and-out marriage in South Florida. Leaving her husband to his own boozy inertia, she jumps at the chance to travel to New York with Jimmy Christo, only recently released from a mental institution, and make some much-needed cash on a drug deal.

Adventure is just as much a motivating force, though, and Tildy quickly gets involved with a charismatic drug dealer; meanwhile, in carrying out business, Jimmy is dangerously sidetracked in Tangier. By the time the two are back in Florida, a financial boon greets them, but here, too, trouble is in the wings. Formally daring and full of jolts of the unexpected, Odditorium is an addictive romp through shady realms.

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January 1983 : USA Hardback

Title: Odditorium
Author(s): Broun Hob
ISBN: 0-06-015027-0 / 978-0-06-015027-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA