Too Fat to go to the Moon

Too Fat to go to the Moon

2030; America is broke. When NASA is forced to raffle off a trip to outer space the ticket is won by a guy who is so fat he can’t make it out of his own house...

Too Fat to go to the Moon

2030; America is broke. When NASA is forced to raffle off a trip to outer space the ticket is won by a guy who is so fat he can’t make it out of his own house...

Paperback £8.99 || $13.95

Mar 29, 2019
978-1-78535-231-7

e-book £4.99 || $7.99

Mar 29, 2019
978-1-78535-232-4

Rob McCleary
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Absurdist, Black humor, Satire

Synopsis

In 2030 America is broke. When NASA is forced to raffle off a trip to outer space and the orbiting Houston Astrodome, Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty, the ticket is won by a guy from Cleveland who is so fat he can’t make it out of his own house, let alone get crammed in a rocket ship. Instead he auctions the ticket off, and the winning bid belongs to the patriarch of the Van Kruup family, an American dynasty founded on coal, railroads, and masturbation (not necessarily in that order). But when they lose their inter-generation fortune in the Great Funk Crash, Stanely Van Kruup, sole heir to the Van Kruup fortune, is evicted from the ten thousand acre estate in rural Pennsylvania he has left only once since birth and must search for his (presumed dead) older brother in an attempt to restore his inheritance.

Too Fat to go to the Moon is Zero Books' latest foray into avant-garde fiction.

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