"The reader will be delighted and entertained by these teachings, and this beautifully written book will open the Zen world to everyone". Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones
"A blend of Herman Hesse, Tom Robbins and Kurt Vonnegut." Washington Post
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The Time of New Weather

"Murphy’s political and social satire consistently hits its targets."
Publishers Weekly

"Murphy sends up every American idiosyncrasy, from Elvis enthusiasts to reality TV, without handicapping an engaging story line."

"A blend of Herman Hesse, Tom Robbins and Kurt Vonnegut... Murphy manages to balance a kind of whimsical naivete with a knowing, Swiftian perspective on human affairs."
The Washington Post

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The future isn’t what it used to be and the past won’t leave us alone...
Bringing to mind 1984 and Brave New World, but with his own twist of quirky humor, award-winning author Sean Murphy presents a vision of America gone off the rails: an America where it literally rains cats and dogs, where time and gravity storms can spring up at a moment’s notice, and where the American government has been acquired in a corporate buyout (and now renamed The America Corporation).

Into this world is born Buddy LeBlanc, a young man with a special gift: the ability to perform tiny miracles. Nothing big, like raising the dead or curing the sick – more like an uncanny knack for finding spare change. He longs to find a way to make a difference, and when he casts his lot in with a particularly gorgeous journalist on a magical journey for justice, the fate of the country might just end up in his not-so-capable hands.…

Mass Market Paperback Bantam/​Dell, April 2008 ISBN: 0553586793 - $6.99
Trade Paperback, Bantam/​Dell, January 2005 ISBN: 0553382454 - $13

Russian Edition of Time of New Weather - otherwise known as Время новой погоды
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"An exhilarating romp through a world where time is out of joint and gravity won’t pull you through.
It's loving, hilarious, and illuminating."
John Dufresne,
Deep in the Shade
of Paradise


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