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About the author:
Richard Tillotson has been a Peace Corps volunteer in Borneo, a playwright in New York, a copywriter in Hawaii, and is a relative of an English Lord, all of which helped him write ACTS OF GOD WHILE ON VACATION, a National Semi-Finalist for the 2009 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award.

Acts of God While on Vacation

Authored by Richard Tillotson

ACTS OF GOD WHILE ON VACATION was a National Semi-Finalist for the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. It begins with a death threat received by a philandering general manager of a lavish Hawaii resort, jumps to an anthropologist researching headhunters in the jungles of Borneo, then to a demonic, scandal-mongering paparazzo in New York, and on to a gorgeous, party-loving English aristocrat in London. Alternately desperate and hilarious adventures draw them all to Waikiki, where their arrival coincides with an international conference on shamanism and a catastrophic, force-five hurricane.

“A rollicking page-turner … This is Hawaii’s best fiction book of 2011.” – HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISER

“The author’s light-hearted tone makes the deep ideas a pleasure, while the inclusion of a diversity of belief systems makes this open-minded novel as entertaining as it is enlightening.” – PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

“A shamanically-skewed romp of brilliant insight and slapstick comedy” – HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO

“Laugh-out-loud funny, while also ringing true” – HONOLULU WEEKLY

“A comic novel with serious edges. Even more remarkable: It’s one of the few fictions set in Hawaii that gets all the details right.” – HONOLULU MAGAZINE

Publication Date:
May 20 2011
1460979494 / 9781460979495
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.25" x 8"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / General

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