The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,173,809 members ⚫ 1,357,844 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

The Loss of Leon Meed

A Novel

The Loss of Leon Meed by Josh Emmons
Buy this eBook
US$ 9.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
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.
Scribner; July 2005
352 pages; ISBN 9780743274494
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: The Loss of Leon Meed
Author: Josh Emmons
 
  • News
You Can't Always Have Acrobatic Sex - Esquire
Wed, 16 Jan 2008 03:53:58 -0800
EsquireYou Can't Always Have Acrobatic SexEsquireand to say that this project needs as much help from language as it can ...
More Fiction
ISBNs
0743274490
9780743267199
9780743274494