The Resource The boy detective fails, Joe Meno, (ebook)

The boy detective fails, Joe Meno, (ebook)

Label
The boy detective fails
Title
The boy detective fails
Statement of responsibility
Joe Meno
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Chicago Tribune, Kirkus Reviews, and Booklist Book of the Year In the twilight of a mysterious childhood full of wonder, Billy Argo, boy detective, is brokenhearted to find that his younger sister and crime-solving partner, Caroline, has committed suicide. Ten years later, Billy, age thirty, returns from an extended stay at St. Vitus' Hospital for the Mentally Ill to discover the world full of unimaginable strangeness: office buildings vanish without reason, small animals turn up without their heads, and cruel villains ride city buses to complete their evil schemes. Lost within this unwelcoming place, Billy befriends two lonely, extraordinary children-one a science fair genius, the other a charming, silent bully. With a nearly forgotten bravery, he experiences the unendurable boredom of a telemarketing job; encounters a beautiful, desperate pickpocket; and confronts the nearly impossible solution to his sister's case. Along a path laden with hidden clues and codes, the boy detective may learn the greatest secret of all: the necessity of the unknown
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Meno, Joe
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Mentally ill
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Suicide victims
Target audience
adult
Label
The boy detective fails, Joe Meno, (ebook)
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Publication
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781936070497
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12193063
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12193063
System control number
MWT12193063
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The boy detective fails, Joe Meno, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781936070497
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12193063
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12193063
System control number
MWT12193063
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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