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By John Ames

sooner than Disney and much from the palm-lined Florida shorelines, 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 trap them into extra hassle than they could deal with. extra hassle isn't really what Danny wishes as he copes with a kinfolk that features a father sinking into schizophrenia; sisters, one very in poor health and the opposite able to run away with a shady boyfriend; and a mom attempting her most sensible to carry all of it jointly. but Danny retains his solid humor, looking break out at the close by Hillsborough River or within the little neighborhood 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 assistance from a small band of quirky yet devoted allies, Danny searches for and reveals himself.

Adventures in Nowhere paints a compelling, resourceful, and infrequently funny imaginative and prescient of a time, a spot, and a fashion of growing to be up, permitting a reader to reside for some time within the brain of a remarkably considerate and excessive boy stuck on the ultimate fringe of childhood.

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