By Morgan Matson
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for younger Readers
Publication Date: 2011-05-03
Number of Pages: 368
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Synopsis from Amazon:
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 coincidence. So Amy embarks on a highway journey to flee from all of it, using cross-country from the house she's consistently 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 becoming a member of Amy at the highway journey is Roger, the son of Amy's mother's outdated good friend.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 he or she is lower than extremely joyful to be riding around the kingdom with a man she slightly understands. So she's shocked to discover that she is constructing a overwhelm on him. whilst, she's coming to phrases along with her father's demise and the way to place her personal lifestyles again jointly after the coincidence. instructed in conventional narrative in addition to scraps from the road--diner napkins, inn 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 long island urban and Greenwich, Connecticut. She attended Occidental university in la yet midway notwithstanding a theater measure, she got to work within the children's division of Vroman's book shop and fell in love with YA literature.
Following university commencement (and the proud bearer of an extremely precious theater/English measure) she moved again East to wait the recent university, the place she bought her M.F.A in Writing for Children.
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour, encouraged by means of Morgan's 3 cross-country street journeys, was once released in might 2010. It used to be named an ALA most sensible Ten top e-book, a PW "Flying Start" e-book, and used to be shortlisted for the Waterstone's ebook 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 college of Southern California.
Her moment ebook, moment likelihood summer season, was once released in may perhaps 2012 and attracts mostly on her studies spending summers starting to be up within the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.
Her 3rd ebook, in view that You've Been long gone, used to be released in 2014.
Morgan at present lives in la, notwithstanding she likes to shuttle and does it at any time when she will be able to. She is at the moment writing one other booklet, to be released in 2016.
Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3351454
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Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson