It tells the tale of Peacock Johnson, a well-dressed Glasgow hard-man who heads for the United States armed simply with a Glen Campbell list, and an concept that he believes is sure to flip him right into a dance tune millionaire. Peacock touches down in Chicago, and units off on a wild street journey around the kingdom with an ex-con referred to as Evil Bob.
Let unfastened within the land of gun-totting taxi drivers, gargantuan sandwiches, and ecstatic Elvis worship, Peacock watches his plans spiraling chaotically uncontrolled as he travels in the direction of a whole on collision with American tradition, at breakneck pace- doing every thing he can to carry onto his Glaswegian imaginative and prescient of the yankee Dream.
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