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By Morgan Matson

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ISBN: 1416990666
EAN: 9781416990666
ASIN: 1416990666
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for younger Readers
Publication Date: 2011-05-03
Number of Pages: 368
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Amy Curry thinks her lifestyles sucks. Her mother comes to a decision to maneuver from California to Connecticut to begin anew--just in time for Amy's senior 12 months. Her dad lately died in a automobile twist of fate. So Amy embarks on a highway journey to flee from all of it, riding cross-country from the house she's consistently recognized towards her new lifestyles. becoming a member of Amy at the highway journey is Roger, the son of Amy's mother's outdated good friend.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 he or she is lower than overjoyed to be using around the state with a man she slightly understands. So she's shocked to discover that she is constructing a overwhelm on him. even as, she's coming to phrases together with her father's demise 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, hotel 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 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 bookshop and fell in love with YA literature.

Following collage commencement (and the proud bearer of a very necessary 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 via Morgan's 3 cross-country street journeys, used to be released in might 2010. It was once named an ALA most sensible Ten most sensible publication, a PW "Flying Start" publication, and used to be shortlisted for the Waterstone's publication Prize.

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

Her moment publication, moment probability summer time, was once released in may well 2012 and attracts mostly on her stories spending summers turning out to be up within the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.

Her 3rd booklet, considering the fact that You've Been long gone, was once released in 2014.

Morgan at the moment lives in la, notwithstanding she likes to trip and does it every time she will. She is at present writing one other ebook, to be released in 2016.

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