In The American Dream, comedian and author Harmon Leon draws upon his experiences of adopting personas and disguises to infiltrate the various institutions of everyday life. In the tradition of Hunter S. Thompson and Sacha Baron Cohen, Leon takes us on a journey into the savage heart of the American Dream that is a funny, satirical, and ultimately poignant take on what it means to be an American today. (oregonobsessionz)… (more)
Harmon Leon, author of “The American Dream: Walking in the Shoes of Carnies, Arms Dealers, Immigrant Dreamers, Pot Farmers, and Christian Believers,” will read from and sign copies of his book at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 24, at the Contented Cow. The event, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by River City Books. The book is on sale for 15 percent off through the event.
HARMON LEON reading & booksigning for "The American Dream" Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 pm
For some, the American Dream is a pre-fab house in the suburbs with 2.5 kids and a two-week vacation. For others, it’s something very different. In "The American Dream: Walking in the Shoes of Carnies, Arms Dealers, Immigrant Dreamers, Pot Farmers, and Christian Believers," Harmon Leon draws upon his experiences of adopting personas and disguises to infiltrate the institutions of everyday life. Funny, satirical, and ultimately poignant, "The American Dream" is one man’s take on what it means to be an American today.
Booksmith favorite Harmon Leon is a comedian and an award-winning author, most recently of National Lampoon’s Road Trip USA, a travel book commemorating the 25th anniversary of the original vacation movie. (Booksmith_in_SF)… (more)