Dolan Gibb has driven the same section of Arizona desert highway for years, where crosses and shrines litter the side of the highway like confetti for the dead. He’s passed them thousands of times and never given them a second’s glance. To him, like everyone else, they are places of remembering, places to mourn. But when the Long Cool Woman and El Hombre Quemado (The Burned Man) suddenly appear with the Redemption Roadshow, Dolan’s entire world is spun on end as he learns that his whole life may have been a waste and that the shrines aren’t what they appear to be and, in fact, they never were.
Weston gives an overview of the book:
Weston's first story was published when he was seven. The backlash of this first literary effort caused the elementary school to recall their newspaper at the behest of irate parents. One day he hopes to achieve this sort of acclaim again. Since then, he's written five novels...