The Trokeville way

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Alfred A. Knopf,
Pub. Date:
1997, c1996.
1st Knopf pbk. ed.
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IL: MG - BL: 5 - AR Pts: 5
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The revered author of books for all ages, from Bread and Jam for Francesto Turtle Diary, gives the literary performance of a lifetime in this tautpsychological thriller about a boy who tries desperately to stop failing.Things are already looking a little funny to Nick Hartley after he loses yetanother fight with Harry Buncher--and gets his head bashed into a wall in thebargain. So he is less confused than he ordinarily would when he meets MoeNagic, a homeless man with a puzzle and a secret to sell. Moe offers Nick a wayto visit Trokeville, the world that exists at the edge of the picture puzzle.Nick has to go there, if he's ever going to change the way his life isgoing. But he soon discovers the devastating danger of the journey: His mindcould leave him stranded there, with no way of returning Written with thepower and precision of a great author, The Trokeville Way is aprovocative masterpiece for our time.
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Grouping Title trokeville way
Grouping Author hoban russell
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subject_facet Self-perception. -- Fiction
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