The secret life of Owen Skye

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Douglas & McIntyre ;
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Owen Skye lives in a small rural village with his brothers Andy and Leonard, their parents, and their weird Uncle Lorne. The Skye boys have a knack for turning innocent events into full-blown escapades. An argument about girls and God leads to a ruckus, and Leonard loses his glasses in the river. This induces the boys to skinny-dip, and they are promptly discovered by girls who chase them home. There they break out in a mysterious rash that confines them to bed for a week and subjects them to their mothers homemade poultices. Another time, the boys sneak out on a winter night to listen for aliens on the crystal radio in their snowfort, which necessitates a rescue by Uncle Lorne. On another occasion, a plan to sell old comics leads to a melee with bullies, a boxing lesson from their father, and an eerie moment of truth at the site of a tragic train accident. Owens small-town childhood may be simple, but his days are magical and full of adventures with his brothers as they observe the curious world of adults and ponder the secret mysteries of life, death, and love.
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Grouping Title secret life of owen skye
Grouping Author cumyn alan
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