Sprinkled with serious observations and facts, Leon manages
to get across the real nature of all these people; describing
the difficulties faced by illegals, for example, but also painting
honest portraits of his subjects that both entertain and enlighten...
And because Leon doesn't focus solely on the usual subcultures
(i.e. Christians), The American Dream will surely have something
for anyone interested in reading a little more about the less
-'standard' people in America.
This book will make your sides hurt...A master of disguise
- and literary hijinx - Leon satirizes all that's comical and
commendable about the American Dream.
In a quasi-democratic, pseudo-caplitalistic society like ours,
citizens tend to create extremist subcultures, and Gonzo chameleon
Harmon Leon has made a career out of infiltrating those eccentric
This manic mix of Borat and Hunter S Thompson is amusing