Liberation: Being the Adventures of the Slick Six After the Collapse of the United States of America
by Brian Francis Slattery
Edited by Liz Gorinsky
Cover Artist: Rose MacDonald
Tor Books Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780765320469
Date: 14 October 2008 List Price $14.95 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Product Description: From the author of the literary pulp phenomenon Spaceman Blues comes a future history cautionary tale, a heist movie in the style of a hippie novel. Liberation is a speculation on life in near-future America after the country suffers an economic cataclysm that leads to the resurgence of ghosts of its past such as the human slave trade. Our heroes are the Slick Six, a group of international criminals who set out to alleviate the worst of these conditions and put America on the road to recovery. Liberation is a story about living down the past, personally and nationally; about being able to laugh at the punch line to the long, dark joke of American history.
(Source: Tor Books)