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Steinbeck's Ghost

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Steinbeck's Ghost by Lewis Buzbee
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Description

It's been two months since Travis's family moved from their shabby old house to a development so new that it seems totally unreal. There's one place, though, where Travis can still connect with his old life: the Salinas library. Travis and his family used to go there together every Saturday, but now he bikes to it alone, re-reading his favorite books: the works of John Steinbeck. Suddenly Travis is seeing Steinbeck's characters come to life. There's the homeless man in the alley behind the library, the boy who writes by night in an attic bedroom. Travis has met them before--as a reader. But how can they be here now? And why?

Author Biography

LEWIS BUZBEE is a former bookseller and sales rep, and the author of the acclaimed adult memoir, The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop, published by Graywolf Press in June 2006. His next book, The Haunting of Charles Dickens, will be available from Feiwel and Friends in Fall 2010. A native Californian, Lewis lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughter.
Release date Australia
March 30th, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
St. Martins Press-3pl
Interest Age
From 10 to 14 years
Pages
342
Dimensions
137x213x23
ISBN-13
9780312602116
Product ID
3806335

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