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Joe Meno
Joe Meno is a fiction writer and playwright who lives in Chicago. He is the winner of the Nelson Algren Literary Award, a Pushcart Prize, the Great Lakes Book Award, and a finalist for the Story Prize. He is the author of six novels including the bestsellers Hairstyles of the Damned and The Boy... show more

Joe Meno is a fiction writer and playwright who lives in Chicago. He is the winner of the Nelson Algren Literary Award, a Pushcart Prize, the Great Lakes Book Award, and a finalist for the Story Prize. He is the author of six novels including the bestsellers Hairstyles of the Damned and The Boy Detective Fails, and two short story collections including Demons in the Spring. His non-fiction has appeared in The New York Times and Chicago Magazine.
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bookwookiee
bookwookiee rated it 4 years ago
I'm not sure how or why, but this is actually my first time experiencing the nearly mythical and awesome Joe Meno. He has a truly fantastic voice and all of the characters were rendered beautifully. He is one of those gifted authors who can conjure up the precise ambiance they're looking for and cre...
Marjorie's World of Books
Marjorie's World of Books rated it 4 years ago
This book is a marvel and a wonder indeed! I truly enjoyed the heart-wrenching emotional journey it took me on. This beautiful story filled my heart with wonder until it was overflowing. It’s a magical, compelling and utterly unique book. The author has written a multi-layered love story between ...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it 5 years ago
When he was a youngster, Billy Argo was the best teenage sleuth Gotham City, New Jersey, had ever seen. That is, until his sister killed herself, sending Billy to the mental institution for a decade. Now that he's out, the boy detective has one last mystery to solve...Back when I was a lad, sometime...
CarlAlves
CarlAlves rated it 5 years ago
In most of the anthologies that I've read there are often some good stories, some bad stories, and some in between. The end result is that I usually feel ambivalent. When I first started reading Shadow Show, I thought this anthology would be more of the same after reading the first story, which was ...
Timmeloche
Timmeloche rated it 6 years ago
An Absurd 2 Stars Random Ramblings .....^^ That was basically what I was thinking by the end of this book. My mind was blank and I found myself absently blinking at my kindle. I couldn't tell if the book was endearing or it had a stupefying effect. After several minutes of mindless blinking, I ...
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