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Leaving Las Vegas by John O'Brien
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Leaving Las Vegas

by John O'Brien

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A punch in the gut...the good kind...if there is such a thing... ( )
  amuskopf | Jun 7, 2018 |
One of the most underappreciated books I have ever read. Spare prose, simple dialogue, honest characters, and one of the most authentic love stories ever written. There is a line on the last page that I will never forget. This is a tough read, but if you can see beauty in strange places, it is a worthwhile and rewarding experience. ( )
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A disturbing and emotional story of a woman who embraces life and a man who rejects it. Sera, a prostitute, and Ben, an alcoholic, stumble together and discover in each other a respite from their unforgiving lives. A story of unconditional love between two disenfranchised and lost souls.… (more)

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