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By Morgan Matson

Book Details:

ISBN: 1416990666
EAN: 9781416990666
ASIN: 1416990666
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for younger Readers
Publication Date: 2011-05-03
Number of Pages: 368
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

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Amy Curry thinks her lifestyles sucks. Her mother makes a decision to maneuver from California to Connecticut to begin anew--just in time for Amy's senior yr. Her dad lately died in a automobile twist of fate. So Amy embarks on a highway journey to flee from all of it, using cross-country from the house she's continually identified towards her new existence. becoming a member of Amy at the street journey is Roger, the son of Amy's mother's outdated good friend. Amy hasn't noticeable him in years, and he or she is below extremely joyful to be riding around the state with a man she slightly is aware. So she's shocked to discover that she is constructing a overwhelm on him. while, she's coming to phrases together with her father's demise and the way to place her personal lifestyles again jointly after the twist of fate. informed in conventional narrative in addition to scraps from the road--diner napkins, lodge receipts, postcards--this is the tale of 1 girl's trip to discover herself.

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Author Name: Morgan Matson (Born: 1981/09/19)

Author Description: Morgan Matson grew up in big apple urban and Greenwich, Connecticut. She attended Occidental collage in la yet midway notwithstanding a theater measure, she set to work within the children's division of Vroman's book place and fell in love with YA literature.

Following university commencement (and the proud bearer of an extremely priceless theater/English measure) she moved again East to wait the recent tuition, the place she obtained her M.F.A in Writing for Children.

Amy & Roger's Epic Detour, encouraged by means of Morgan's 3 cross-country highway journeys, used to be released in may perhaps 2010. It was once named an ALA most sensible Ten top e-book, a PW "Flying Start" booklet, and was once shortlisted for the Waterstone's e-book Prize.

In the period in-between, Morgan moved again to California, went again to college back and in 2011 acquired an M.F.A. in Screenwriting from the collage of Southern California.

Her moment publication, moment probability summer season, was once released in may well 2012 and attracts principally on her studies spending summers starting to be up within the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.

Her 3rd publication, when you consider that You've Been long gone, used to be released in 2014.

Morgan at present lives in la, although she likes to trip and does it every time she will be able to. She is presently writing one other e-book, to be released in 2016.

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Na viagem de volta, Jano ficou remoendo a ousadia do filho. E, diante do homem ultrajado, eu não sabia o que dizer. ". Subia até a cabine, perguntava a Macau como Mundo fugira e se tinha alguma lancha veloz no porto. O outro balançava a cabeça: um mistério, patrão, mas ia descobrir. Jano rondava pelo iate, sempre de calça comprida, cinturão, camisa de linho, meias e sapatos pretos, como se estivesse na cidade. Também na Vila Amazônia usara a roupa de trabalho. Lembrei do passeio à ilha do Vale, depois da serra de Parintins.

Teimou que estava apai104 xonado por Nossa Senhora da Conceição, beijava e abraçava a estátua da santa. Aí os fiéis empombaram com ele, e até tua tia ficou fula da vida. Jobel ficou mais de dez anos trancado no hospício. Morreu por lá. Não tinha família, ninguém... Um doido sozinho no mundo. Fui várias vezes ao hospício, levava barro mole, tinta e retratos de santinhas. ". "Mundo não sabe disso", eu disse. "É que ele está cego, mas um dia vai saber quem é esse Arana. " Chamou o garçom, pendurou a conta e levantou: tinha um compromisso no meio da tarde.

Observei a carta náutica e perguntei se navegávamos no Rebojal. Ele assentiu e disse, com cara de desgosto: "É um lugar de água braba". Adiante, no trecho mais largo do rio, surgiram nuvens adensadas, e uma neblina viscosa cobriu as margens e a floresta, barrando a visão do horizonte. Na descida cega pelo Rebojal, ouvimos risos, murmúrios e música. Navegamos devagar na direção dos sons; no centro da névoa um vulto enorme e escuro oscilava. O holofote destacou um barco esverdeado, a proa embicada para a margem direita.

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