❖ ZANY! ❖
A Father-Son Odyssey
Wildly off-beat, whimsical, humorous, and philosophical, here is an adventure story to engross the mind, warm the heart, and quicken the imagination. World-renowned concert violinist Zoltan Zany has been sitting in his living room armchair for an entire year, contemplating—with the help of his unconventional friends and Austrian housekeeper—the future direction of his life. Meanwhile, his etymologist son, Attila, along with an Israeli linguist and archaeologist named Isaac Mashugi, is traveling—in search of the first word uttered by man—to eastern Turkey’s Mount Ararat, where they believe this original ur-word can be found by discovering Noah’s ark. they are joined there by the elder Zany. They discover the word and, on a quest for further adventure, return to America to launch a new kind of travel business—Posthumous tours, specializing in dead customers and raising funds by selling reincarnation insurance. Here is an adventure story to engross the mind, warm the heart, and quicken the imagination.