novel number two, betrayal severs the fraternal bond connecting four
men who've become friends in the halls of AA. Two of them explore a
bizarre labyrinth in search of their comrade, now lost on a binge. They
encounter Cat, itinerant stripper; Spook, gifted, though blind, private
eye; Antoine Peabody, maitre d' of mama's boys, and Mark Anthony,
impresario of Caligula's Crib. For these four, recovery is a magical mix
of grit, fellowship, and inspiration.