By Jonathan Lethem
In Jonathan Lethem's wryly humorous moment novel, we meet a tender guy named Chaos, who's residing in a film theater in post-apocalyptic Wyoming, ingesting alcohol, and consuming meals out of cans.
It's an strange and now and then insufferable life, yet Chaos quickly discovers that his post-nuclear truth can have no connection to the reality. So he's taking to the line with a lady named Melinda which will locate solutions. because the pair travels throughout the usa they locate that, whereas each one city has been affected in a different way by means of the mysterious resource of the apocalypse, not one of the humans they meet can fill of their incomplete stories or resolution their questions. steadily, figures from Chaos's earlier, together with a few who seem in basic terms lower than the impression of intravenously administered medicinal drugs, make Chaos consider a few of his forgotten existence as a guy named Moon.
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Please come and visit me. You can stay as long as you like. And William, I am very interested in your writing. I have connections in the publishing world. " "Here! Come and visit me. " "I will be there on Tuesday. This is the number. " "Adios. It was a real pleasure. " Page 25 Shaw She Was Called South Woman, Because the Southern breezes told of spring and good weather and green grasses lying down before the wind, of flowers in bloom and ripe berries along the creeks. Her name in Indian was Shawanekwa, sometimes called Shawana by her family, usually just known as Shaw by her friends.
What's done is done. " Son tried to relax in his old environment. He had half-planned to take up stock raising and use his savings to improve the old place. Still, nothing seemed the same. Most of his friends were gone and without Shaw the place seemed empty. He wandered around for a few weeks, trying to get a better feeling. Following old trails, fishing the creeks, riding along familiar ridges, all of these things just brought back memories of Shaw. It came to him then that he really loved her with a terrible longing.
Amnesia Moon by Jonathan Lethem