Stars and Bars

by William Boyd Fiction

  • UK & Comm Hamish Hamilton (1984, 352 pages)
  • US William Morrow & Co, Inc

All Henderson Dores dreams of is fitting in. But America, land of the loony millionaire and the subway poet, down-home Bible-basher and sharp-suited hood, of paralysing personal frankness and surreally fantasized facilities, is hard enough for an Englishman to fit in to. Henderson could never shed enough inhibitions to become just another weirdo. Or could he?
Stars and Bars