"When Stephen Ambrose reads an article about a male bird's brain expanding during mating in order to attract a female, he gets an idea for a science fiction novel. But he also wonders how this insight applies to the two love relationships in his life as he learns to dance tango, travels to Buenos Aires and Holland, and gets advice from a friend with malicious intentions.
"An original writer - an outsider with inspiring talent. He tries to make sense of America and the world and his book can be recommended to others who feel outside the mainstream and enjoy thinking." Stephen Vizinczey, author of "In Praise of Older Women and An Innocent Millionaire"
"I don't know any book quite like it...it's quite an achievement." Tim Redman, author of "Ezra Pound and Italian Fascism.