By Morgan Matson
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for younger Readers
Publication Date: 2011-05-03
Number of Pages: 368
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Synopsis from Amazon:
Amy Curry thinks her existence sucks. Her mother makes a decision to maneuver from California to Connecticut to begin anew--just in time for Amy's senior yr. Her dad lately died in a vehicle twist of fate. So Amy embarks on a highway journey to flee from all of it, riding cross-country from the house she's continuously recognized towards her new existence. becoming a member of Amy at the street journey is Roger, the son of Amy's mother's outdated buddy. Amy hasn't noticeable him in years, and he or she is below delighted to be using around the kingdom with a man she slightly is familiar with. So she's shocked to discover that she is constructing a overwhelm on him. even as, she's coming to phrases together with her father's dying and the way to place her personal lifestyles again jointly after the coincidence. instructed in conventional narrative in addition to scraps from the road--diner napkins, inn receipts, postcards--this is the tale of 1 girl's trip to discover herself.
GoodReads writer Information:
Author Name: Morgan Matson (Born: 1981/09/19)
Author Description: Morgan Matson grew up in long island urban and Greenwich, Connecticut. She attended Occidental collage in la yet midway although a theater measure, she got to work within the children's division of Vroman's book place and fell in love with YA literature.
Following university commencement (and the proud bearer of an extremely worthy theater/English measure) she moved again East to wait the recent university, the place she obtained her M.F.A in Writing for Children.
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour, encouraged by means of Morgan's 3 cross-country highway journeys, used to be released in may perhaps 2010. It was once named an ALA most sensible Ten most sensible publication, a PW "Flying Start" e-book, and used to be shortlisted for the Waterstone's publication Prize.
In the intervening time, Morgan moved again to California, went again to varsity back and in 2011 bought an M.F.A. in Screenwriting from the college of Southern California.
Her moment ebook, moment probability summer season, was once released in may perhaps 2012 and attracts principally on her stories spending summers starting to be up within the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.
Her 3rd publication, considering You've Been long past, was once released in 2014.
Morgan presently lives in l. a., notwithstanding she likes to trip and does it each time she will. She is at present writing one other e-book, to be released in 2016.
Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3351454
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Extra resources for Amy & Roger's Epic Detour
Mhen one travels, one might "hit" a storm. The shoe must be tied to the ankle. As for we who "love to be astonished," McDonalds is the world's largest purchaser of beef eyeballs. They went out with bows and armbands to shoot at the hay. It's as easy as waves, slopping water. Tiaverse, watch, and cease. He had the hands of an artist. Penelope reworking the twill. " I'11just keep myself from picking up the telephone, in order to get some work done. What memory is not a "gripping" thought. Only fragments are accurate.
A healthy dialectic between poetry and prose. Good days go by fast, too fast. On the low rectangular coffee table was a rack for the postcard collection. A lot of questions, a few answers, the progress of questioning, the spot on the brain where these words will go. For example, I remember the blue coat with the red piping but I don't remember myself in it. There was green dust on the park bench, sanded by bottoms. " Raisins, cheese, the fapanese. I was stocking counter-convention in the localized world of the kitchen steam and rain.
As for we who "love to be astonished," the night is lit. Remarkably to learn to look. My father would say I've a "big day" tomor- a storm row. Words are not always adequate to the occasion, and my "probably" sounded hopeless. It's real, why, so, it's wrong. I mentioned my face because I am made that way wonderfully like a shadow I do not despise. But if I don't like the first dress I try on, I won't like any. It is only a coincidence. Whose shadow who's. At the circus the elephants were more beautiful than the horses, more touching than the clowns, and more graceful than the tigers trained to jump on their backs.