Leaving Las Vegas (novel)

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Leaving Las Vegas is a semi-autobiographical 1990 novel by John O'Brien. The novel was adapted into a 1995 film, also called Leaving Las Vegas, starring Nicolas Cage and Elisabeth Shue. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one.

O'Brien died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound two weeks after learning his novel was to be made into a film.