Adventures in Nowhere by John Ames

By John Ames

earlier than Disney and much from the palm-lined Florida seashores, ten-year-old Danny Ryan is transplanted to a tiny neighborhood at the hyacinth-choked Hillsborough River outdoor Tampa, a spot his older sister calls Nowhere. yet for Danny and his ally, the irrepressible Alfred Bagley, whose fondest wish is to develop as much as be a junk broker, Nowhere is the place adventures lurk and entice them into extra difficulty than they could deal with. extra difficulty isn't really what Danny wishes as he copes with a kinfolk that features a father sinking into schizophrenia; sisters, one very ailing and the opposite able to run away with a shady boyfriend; and a mom making an attempt her top to carry all of it jointly. but Danny retains his sturdy humor, looking get away at the within sight Hillsborough River or within the little group of Sulphur Springs.

But Danny’s adventures take a fateful flip while he starts seeing a mysteriously altering condominium around the hyacinth-choked Hillsborough. Is he going loopy like his father? With the aid of a small band of quirky yet trustworthy allies, Danny searches for and reveals himself.

Adventures in Nowhere paints a compelling, imaginitive, and sometimes funny imaginative and prescient of a time, a spot, and a manner of growing to be up, permitting a reader to dwell for your time within the brain of a remarkably considerate and extreme boy stuck on the ultimate fringe of childhood.

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