Adventures in Nowhere by John Ames

By John Ames

prior to 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 open air Tampa, a spot his older sister calls Nowhere. yet for Danny and his ally, the irrepressible Alfred Bagley, whose fondest hope 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 relatives 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 attempting her top to carry all of it jointly. but Danny retains his strong humor, looking break out at the within sight Hillsborough River or within the little group of Sulphur Springs.

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

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

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