Graduating Seniors! Keep your Public Library account past July 2018 and get a new Library Card delivered to your home. Go to My Account > Account Settings and update your contact information and holds pickup branch.

Land of Enchantment

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2016.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 6.6 - AR Pts: 9
Lexile measure:
1000L
Description
"[A] thoughtful and compelling elegy to a troubled man, a broken love, and a broken dream of the west."--Leslie Jamison, New York Times bestselling author of The Empathy Exams An MSN Best Book of 2016 Set against the stark and surreal landscape of New Mexico, Land of Enchantment is a coming-of-age memoir about young love, obsession, and loss, and how a person can imprint a place in your mind forever. When Leigh Stein received a call from an unknown number in July 2011, she let it go to voice mail, assuming it would be her ex-boyfriend Jason. Instead, the call was from his brother: Jason had been killed in a motorcycle accident. He was twenty-three years old. She had seen him alive just a few weeks earlier. Leigh first met Jason at an audition for a tragic play. He was nineteen and troubled and intensely magnetic, a dead ringer for James Dean. Leigh was twenty-two and living at home with her parents, trying to figure out what to do with her young adult life. Within months, they had fallen in love and moved to New Mexico, the "Land of Enchantment," a place neither of them had ever been. But what was supposed to be a romantic adventure quickly turned sinister, as Jason's behavior went from playful and spontaneous to controlling and erratic, eventually escalating to violence. Now New Mexico was marked by isolation and the anxiety of how to leave a man she both loved and feared. Even once Leigh moved on to New York, throwing herself into her work, Jason and their time together haunted her. Land of Enchantment lyrically explores the heartbreaking complexity of why the person hurting you the most can be impossible to leave. With searing honesty and cutting humor, Leigh wrestles with what made her fall in love with someone so destructive and how to grieve a man who wasn't always good to her.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781101982679
9781101982686
9781515991014
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.6, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
1000L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID c4d7d781-ec94-3c87-0fd9-c404e3f40eec
Full title land of enchantment
Author stein leigh
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 22:53:33PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 00:06:26AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 9
accelerated_reader_reading_level 6.6
auth_author2 Marie, Jorjeana.
author Stein, Leigh, 1984-
author2-role Marie, Jorjeana., hoopla digital.
author_display Leigh Stein
available_at_school McGavock High, Whites Creek High
collection_school Biography, Non-Fiction
detailed_location_school McGavock High - Teen Biography, Whites Creek High - Teen Non-Fiction
display_description "Set against the stark and surreal landscape of New Mexico, Land of Enchantment is a coming-of-age memoir about young love, obsession, and loss, and how a person can imprint a place in your mind forever. When Leigh Stein received a call from an unknown number in July 2011, she let it go to voice mail, assuming it would be her ex-boyfriend Jason. Instead, the call was from his brother: Jason had been killed in a motorcycle accident. He was twenty-three years old. She had seen him alive just a few weeks earlier. Leigh first met Jason at an audition for a tragic play. He was nineteen and troubled and intensely magnetic, a dead ringer for James Dean. Leigh was twenty-two and living at home with her parents, trying to figure out what to do with her young adult life. Within months, they had fallen in love and moved to New Mexico, the 'Land of Enchantment, ' a place neither of them had ever been. But what was supposed to be a romantic adventure quickly turned sinister, as Jason's behavior went from playful and spontaneous to controlling and erratic, eventually escalating to violence. Now New Mexico was marked by isolation and the anxiety of how to leave a man she both loved and feared. Even once Leigh moved on to New York, throwing herself into her work, Jason and their time together haunted her. Land of Enchantment lyrically explores the heartbreaking complexity of why the person hurting you the most can be impossible to leave. With searing honesty and cutting humor, Leigh wrestles with what made her fall in love with someone so destructive and how to grieve a man who wasn't always good to her"--Publisher's website.
format_category_school Audio Books, Books, eBook
format_school Book, eAudiobook, eBook
id c4d7d781-ec94-3c87-0fd9-c404e3f40eec
isbn 9781101982679, 9781101982686, 9781515991014
item_details hoopla:MWT11707539||Online Hoopla Collection|Online Hoopla|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|Hoopla||https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11707539||Available Online||||, ils:CARL0000495472|35192048891158|Hermitage - Adult Non-Fiction|813.6 S8193L|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000495472|A02133094|McGavock High - Teen Biography|B LEE LEE|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6D532||, ils:CARL0000495472|TT0010185|Whites Creek High - Teen Non-Fiction|362.82 STE|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6I787||, overdrive:c24d6a7a-c182-41cb-b334-7f09e9f953bd|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||
itype_school , Book
last_indexed 2018-05-23T05:06:26.013Z
lexile_score 1000
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_school 362.82 STE, B LEE LEE
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school McGavock High, Whites Creek High
primary_isbn 9781101982679
publishDate 2016
record_details hoopla:MWT11707539|eAudiobook|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Tantor Audio ,|2016.|1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 49 min.)) : digital., ils:CARL0000495472|Book|Books||English|Plume,|2016.|212 pages ; 21 cm., overdrive:c24d6a7a-c182-41cb-b334-7f09e9f953bd|eBook|eBook||English|Penguin Publishing Group|2016|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school hoopla:MWT11707539||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|false||||, ils:CARL0000495472|35192048891158|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, ils:CARL0000495472|A02133094|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000495472|TT0010185|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:c24d6a7a-c182-41cb-b334-7f09e9f953bd|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
subject_facet Abusive men -- New Mexico -- Biography, Abusive men -- United States -- Death, Autobiographies, Coming of age -- New Mexico, Couples -- New Mexico -- Biography, Grief -- United States, Man-woman relationships -- New Mexico, Stein, Leigh, -- 1984- -- Homes and haunts -- New Mexico, Stein, Leigh, -- 1984- -- Relations with men, Women authors, American -- 21st century -- Biography, Young women -- New Mexico -- Biography
title_display Land of Enchantment
title_full Land of Enchantment, Land of Enchantment / Leigh Stein, Land of Enchantment [electronic resource] / Leigh Stein
title_short Land of Enchantment
title_sub
topic_facet Abusive men, Biography & Autobiography, Coming of age, Couples, Death, Family & Relationships, Grief, Homes and haunts, Man-woman relationships, Nonfiction, Relations with men, Stein, Leigh, Women authors, American, Young women