The Nest Characters

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
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Leo Plumb

Leo Plumb is the older brother of Melody, Jack and Beatrice Plumb. He could be considered the main character of the novel because he is the one who makes the original mistake that snowballs into the troubles experienced by the rest of the characters in the novel.

In the Prologue of the novel Leo seduces a young Mexican waitress at his cousin’s wedding. The girl realizes he’s married but goes with him because he tells her that he can get her a job as a singer in the music industry. Leo is drunk and high, and concentrating more on the hand job the waitress is giving him than on his driving when the car is t-boned on the passenger side by an SUV. Leo is not seriously injured by the waitress’ foot is nearly severed at the ankle requiring an amputation.

Leo is sent to...

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