At twenty-eight, David Bell is the American dream come true. He has fought his way to the top, surviving office purges and scandals to become a high-powered television executive. David?s world is made up of the images that flicker across America?s screens, the fantasies that enthrall America?s imagination.
And then the dream?and the dream-making?become a nightmare. At the height of his success, David sets out to rediscover reality. Camera in hand, he journeys across the country in a mad and moving attempt to capture a sense of his own and his country?s past, present, and future.