Me, Dead Dad And Alcatraz by Chris Lynch
  

Me, Dead Dad And Alcatraz

Written by Chris Lynch

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As its title intends to show this is a hilarious, offbeat comedy that will deliver surprises on every page. The author is brilliant at getting across teenage angst whilst at the same delivering a terrific plot that will ensure you’re amused and confused in equal measure. This is his best yet.

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Me, Dead Dad And Alcatraz by Chris Lynch

Elvin Bishop wakes up one morning to find that his uncle is not dead, but very much alive and kicking and on Elvin's couch. Whether he likes it or not, Elvin's going to have to make lifestyle changes. From a disastrous wave perm and highlights to tuba lessons and gym membership, Elvin's introduction to the world of a 'real man' is not all smooth.

About the Author

Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch is the Printz Honor-winning author of FREEWILL and other highly acclaimed young adult novels, including GOLD DUST, ICEMAN, GYPSY DAVEY, and SHADOW BOXER, all ALA Best Books for Young Adults. He is also the author of Extreme Elvin, Whitechurch, and All the Old Haunts. Lynch holds an M.A. degree from the writing program at Emerson College. He lives in Scotland, and continues to work on new literary projects.

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Format

Paperback
240 pages

Author

Chris Lynch
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Publication date

2nd January 2007

ISBN

9780747583103

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