By Chuck Palahniuk
A gang of adolescent terrorists, a spelling bee, and a poor plan masquerading as a technological know-how undertaking: this is often Operation Havoc.
Pygmy is certainly one of a handful of teens from a totalitarian country despatched to the USA disguised as trade scholars. residing with American households to mixture in, they're making plans an unspecified act of big terrorism that might carry this large dumb state and its fats dumb population to their knees. Palahniuk depicts Midwestern lifestyles in the course of the eyes of this indoctrinated little killer in a crafty double-edged satire of yankee xenophobia.
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