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The boy detective fails

Author: Joe Meno
Publisher: Chicago : Punk Planet Books ; [New York] : [Akashic Books], ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the twilight of a childhood full of wonder, Billy Argo, boy detective, is brokenhearted to find that his younger sister and crime-solving partner, Caroline, has committed suicide. Ten years later, Billy, age thirty, returns from an extended stay at St. Vitus' Hospital for the Mentally Ill to discover a world full of unimaginable strangeness: office buildings vanish without reason, small animals turn up without  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Meno
ISBN: 1933354100 9781933354101
OCLC Number: 70916266
Description: 328 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Joe Meno.

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In the twilight of a childhood full of wonder, Billy Argo, boy detective, is brokenhearted to find that his younger sister and crime-solving partner, Caroline, has committed suicide. Ten years later, Billy, age thirty, returns from an extended stay at St. Vitus' Hospital for the Mentally Ill to discover a world full of unimaginable strangeness: office buildings vanish without reason, small animals turn up without their heads, and cruel villains ride city buses to complete their evil schemes.

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