#1765 Stephen Harrigan "The Leopard is Loose" | The Book Show

May 17, 2022 00:27:29
#1765 Stephen Harrigan "The Leopard is Loose" | The Book Show
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The fragile, 1952 postwar tranquility of a young boy’s world explodes one summer day when a leopard escapes from the Oklahoma City Zoo, throwing all the local residents into dangerous excitement, in Stephen Harrigan’s story of a child’s confrontation with his deepest fears. His new novel is “The Leopard is Loose.”

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