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Cosmic Banditos: A Contrabandista's Quest for the Meaning of Life
Cosmic Banditos A Contrabandista's Quest for the Meaning of Life Author:A. C. Weisbecker This is A.C. Weisbecker's rollicking novel of high times and hard times-in which he hilariously chronicles the adventures of a group of pot-smoking, number-crunching banditos-in-hiding. — He begins his story in exile in the wilds of Colombia where he, his faithful dog, High Pockets, and his Bandito buddy Jose (not to mention Legs, a feisty li... more »ttle boa constrictor) are on the lam from every law-enforcement agency in the Western Hemisphere. It’s a sad, almost tragic story, since only months earlier the group was worth millions in cash and high-grade marijuana -- all gone now, along with their Learjet, their yachts, their freewheeling good times and their decidedly unbalanced associates.
Cosmic Banditos is, in part, the story of how this dismal decline came to pass. But more importantly it is about the hilarious consequences of Jose’s mugging of a teenage American nymphomaniac (Tina) and her family, vacationing in South America. Indeed it soon becomes apparent that Tina’s Father has the answer to a fairly important question: WHAT IS THE MEANING OF LIFE?
Certain that Destiny is on their side, and armed with M-16s, rocket launchers, hand grenades and physics texts, Jose, High Pockets and our narrator embark on a quest northward, through predator-infested Bandito strongholds, to Sausalito, California, in search of the one man who can explain WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON HERE.
But when all is said and done, when all the shouting and shooting and philosophizing is over, our narrator can only come to the conclusion that Cosmic Banditos is “simply another example of something.« less