Lion Feuchtwangers Proud Destiny is a novel about power and progress in the American Revolution. In this altered form, however, there is no one narrative sequence by which to realize the teleology of a nations supposedly proud fate. Instead, manifest destiny is stressed as a nationalist text that each viewer can read differently across a cut and replowed landscape of meaning. In this way, the bookwork pays homage to the Surrealist tradition of the Exquisite Corpse and to Marion Fallers more contemporary take, A Resurrection of the Exquisite Corpse (1978). In Fallers interactive picture book, the pages are trisected, allowing the viewer to create new configurations by flipping sections back and forth.