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Tom McNeal - Author

Tom McNeal was born and raised in Santa Ana, California, but spent part of every summer at the Nebraska farm where his mother grew up. After earning a BA in English at UC Berkeley and an MFA in Creative Writing at UC Irvine, he became a teacher. He now lives in southern California with his wife and two sons.

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Far Far Away
Tom McNeal
Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014 Jeremy can hear voices. But when he admits this, the townspeople of Never Better treat him like an outsider. Life has been tough after his mother left and his father became a recluse, but...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/07/2013
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