Here’s a great interview of author John Howell, along with some interesting discussion of his novel, Eternal Road.
It’s the road trip of a deathtime.
I’d say lifetime, but both lead characters, James and Samantha, have already passed. Where are they going? I can’t tell you. However, a few brief glimpses of their journey are in order.
Of course I was keen on knowing why John had picked this particular car.
Resa – Why did you pick the 1965 Oldsmobile? Why turquoise and white?
John – The 1965 Oldsmobile was selected since it represents my awakening in high school. I was born in Detroit and when I was 15 moved to the suburbs. During high school I used to wash and wax a neighbors 1965 Oldsmobile coupe. Yes, it was turquoise and white and had fancy hubs and white wall tires. The car represents the suburbs since the real item very seldom got very dirty and existed without the inner city grime, pings, and nicks. It always struck…
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