By Josh Emmons
'Josh Emmons is the true deal: a huge league prose author who has enjoyable in each sentence; you must retain studying him for the natural excitement of his company' Jonathan Franzen Over the process one December, ten citizens of Eureka, California, are introduced jointly through a mysterious guy, Leon Meed, who again and again and inexplicably looks – within the ocean, at a neighborhood song membership, clinging to the roof of a barrelling truck, status in the midst of major Street's oncoming site visitors – after which, as though through magic, disappears. every one witness to those bewildering occasions – old and young, married and unmarried, punk and evangelical, black, white and Korean – translates them in a different way, but all in their lives are irrevocably replaced. through the years, those ten characters, formerly simply tenuously hooked up, shape an odd neighborhood of shared event. hugely unique and brilliantly written, Josh Emmons's award-winning debut is a secret, a love tale and whatever else totally.