Austin McAdoo is a 347-pound man with a dry sense of humor and an affinity for canned ham. Emily Dooley is a tempestuous bombshell with an unpredictable temper and a simple worldview. Their appearances and personalities couldn't be more different. But from the instant they meet in a Tampa strip club, they are madly in love. The star-crossed lovers set out to Los Angeles with a car full of cats on a quest to find eternal bliss along the Hollywood Walk-of-Fame. Traveling the long route to a modern Oz, the characters search for courage, heart, and brains in this comical examination of romance. Austin and Emily shows that much of life is truly absurd, but nothing so much as true love. Either you believe in it or you don't. There is no in between.
PRAISE FOR AUSTIN AND EMILY
“If you like road-trip novels laced with a liberal dose of humor and limitless imagination, this one's for you. ”
PRAISE FOR FRANK TURNER HOLLON
“The Point of Fracture [is] easily Hollon’s most accomplished, probably his best, novel to date...absolutely astonishing.”
—Anniston Star, of The Point of Fracture
“Pack[s] in so much depth...a testament to the author’s ability to spin layers of meaning in deceptively simple prose.”
—Baltimore Sun, of The Wait
ABOUT FRANK TURNER HOLLON
Frank T. Hollon is the author of The Pains of April, The God File, A Thin Difference, Life is a Strange Place (Barry Munday), The Point of Fracture, Blood & Circumstance, Glitter Girl and the Crazy Cheese, The Wait, Austin and Emily, The Book of Neil andJamestown, Alaska. Two Novels, Life is a Strange Place (Barry Munday) and Blood & Circumstance have been adapted to film. Frank lives and practices law in Alabama.