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Loss of Leon Meed, the (2005) [Novel]
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In Josh Emmons's inventive and utterly engaging debut, ten residents of Eureka, California, are brought together by a mysterious man, Leon Meed, who repeatedly and inexplicably appears -- in the ocean, at a local rock music club, clinging to the roof of a barreling truck, standing in the middle of Main Street's oncoming traffic -- and then, as if by magic, disappears.

Young and old, married and single, punk and evangelical, black, white, and Korean, each witness to these bewildering events interprets them differently, yet all of their lives are changed -- by the phenomenon itself, and by what it provokes in them. And whether they in turn stagger toward love, or heartbreakingly dissolve it, Emmons's portrayal of their stories is strikingly real and emotionally affecting.

Original title: The Loss of Leon Meed
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: The Loss of Leon Meed

The Loss of Leon Meed (2005)
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Language: English

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The Loss of Leon Meed (July 19, 2005)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: 0743267184
Dimensions: 6.3 x 9.1 x 1.1
Pages: 352

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