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by Kevin Brockmeier

ePub City of Names download
Author:
Kevin Brockmeier
ISBN13:
978-0670035656
ISBN:
0670035653
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Publisher:
Viking Juvenile; 1St Edition edition (May 27, 2002)
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Subcategory:
Literature & Fiction
ePub file:
1665 kb
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1370 kb
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Rating:
4.7
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402

Kevin John Brockmeier (born December 6, 1972) is an American writer of fantasy and literary fiction.

Kevin John Brockmeier (born December 6, 1972) is an American writer of fantasy and literary fiction. His short stories have been printed in numerous publications and he has published two collections of stories, two children's novels, and two fantasy novels. Brockmeier, who was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, is a graduate of Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School (1991) and Southwest Missouri State University (1995)

The book opens up into a map identifying the "true names" of various buildings and sites in Howie's hometown, and identifies five "portals" through which the initiated can travel to other Mellwood locations

Ships from and sold by Firehouse Antiques & Collectibles. The book opens up into a map identifying the "true names" of various buildings and sites in Howie's hometown, and identifies five "portals" through which the initiated can travel to other Mellwood locations. Conveniently, one of the portals a bronze statue of Larry Boone, allegedly a Revolutionary War hero is located in front of the boy's school.

Every wound begins to shine, every bruise to glow and shimmer.

This was Kevin Brockmeier's first published book, and it seems like it.

Howie Quackenbush gets a mysterious book that allows him to transport. This was Kevin Brockmeier's first published book, and it seems like it. It's a little clunky, though it has moments of humor and charm. Worth a read, but not as good as either Grooves: A Kind of Mystery (his other children's book), or any of his work for adults. Oct 15, 2008 Madison rated it it was ok.

What he gets is a copy of The Secret Guide to North Mellwood

2002) A novel by Kevin Brockmeier.

2002) A novel by Kevin Brockmeier. What he gets is a copy of The Secret Guide to North Mellwood, and something tells him his life is about to change dramatically. The guide tells him how to transport anywhere in town simply by laying his hand on a secret portal and saying his destination's true name. At first, transporting around town with his best friends is a lot of fun. But Howie is full of questions

Kevin Brockmeier alternates these two storylines to create a lyrical and .

Kevin Brockmeier alternates these two storylines to create a lyrical and haunting story about love, loss and the power of memory. 95956/?tag prabook0b-20. The Truth About Celia. City of Names (Viking, 2002). Grooves: A Kind of Mystery (New York: Katherine Tegen Books, 2006, ) Miscellaneous stories. The Brief History of the Dead" (published in The New Yorker September 8, 2003; used as the first chapter of the novel by the same name). The City of New York, usually called either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2017 population of 8,622,698 distributed over a land area of about 30. square miles (784 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States.

When Howie Quackenbush mysteriously receives a book entitled The Secret Guide to North Mellwood, which shows him how to transport himself anywhere in the town by touching a secret portal, he soon discovers a secret world hidden deep within the town.