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By Morgan Matson

ISBN-10: 1416990666

ISBN-13: 9781416990666

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

Synopsis from Amazon:

Amy Curry thinks her existence 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 coincidence. So Amy embarks on a street journey to flee from all of it, riding cross-country from the house she's regularly recognized towards her new existence. becoming a member of Amy at the highway journey is Roger, the son of Amy's mother's outdated good friend. Amy hasn't obvious him in years, and she or he is under extremely joyful to be riding around the nation with a man she slightly is aware. So she's stunned to discover that she is constructing a overwhelm on him. even as, she's coming to phrases together with her father's loss of life and the way to place her personal lifestyles again jointly after the coincidence. advised 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.

GoodReads writer Information:

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

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

Following university commencement (and the proud bearer of a really precious theater/English measure) she moved again East to wait the recent institution, the place she acquired her M.F.A in Writing for Children.

Amy & Roger's Epic Detour, encouraged through Morgan's 3 cross-country highway journeys, used to be released in might 2010. It used to be named an ALA most sensible Ten most sensible publication, a PW "Flying Start" ebook, and was once shortlisted for the Waterstone's booklet Prize.

In the intervening time, Morgan moved again to California, went again to varsity back and in 2011 bought an M.F.A. in Screenwriting from the collage of Southern California.

Her moment e-book, moment probability summer time, used to be released in may perhaps 2012 and attracts mostly on her studies spending summers turning out to be up within the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.

Her 3rd publication, for the reason that You've Been long gone, used to be released in 2014.

Morgan at present lives in la, even though she likes to go back and forth and does it every time she will. She is at present writing one other e-book, to be released in 2016.

Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3351454

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