By Jonathan Lethem
In Jonathan Lethem's wryly humorous moment novel, we meet a tender guy named Chaos, who's dwelling in a film theater in post-apocalyptic Wyoming, consuming alcohol, and consuming foodstuff out of cans.
It's an strange and from time to time insufferable life, yet Chaos quickly discovers that his post-nuclear fact could have no connection to the reality. So he's taking to the line with a lady named Melinda as a way to locate solutions. because the pair travels throughout the usa they locate that, whereas every one city has been affected in a different way through the mysterious resource of the apocalypse, not one of the humans they meet can fill of their incomplete stories or resolution their questions. progressively, figures from Chaos's previous, together with a few who seem basically less than the impression of intravenously administered medications, make Chaos have in mind a few of his forgotten lifestyles as a guy named Moon.
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Amnesia Moon by Jonathan Lethem