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A hundred thousand worlds, Bob Proehl

Label
A hundred thousand worlds
Title
A hundred thousand worlds
Statement of responsibility
Bob Proehl
Title variation
100 thousand worlds
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In this debut novel we follow actress Valerie Torrey - who took her son Alex and fled Los Angeles, leaving her husband after a spectacular tragedy blew their small family apart. Six years later, Val must reunite 9-year-old Alex with his estranged father, so they set out on a road trip from New York. For Alex, this world is a magical place where fiction becomes reality, but as they get closer to their destination, he begins to realize that the story his mother is telling him about their journey might have a very different ending than he imagined
  • Actress Valerie Torrey and her husband were costars on a cult sci-fi tv show. After a tragedy blew their family apart she took their son Alex and fled Los Angeles. Six years later Val must reunite Alex with his estranged father as the three set out on a road trip from New York, making appearences at comic book conventions. For Alex this trip is magical, but as they get closer to their destination he begins to realize that the story his mother is telling him about their journey might have a very different ending than he imagined
Summary
Six years after abandoning her sci-fi television series and co-star husband in the wake of a devastating tragedy, Valerie Torrey embarks on a road trip back home to introduce their son to his estranged father, making life-changing stops at comic-con conventions along the way
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
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10494633
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Proehl, Bob
Dewey number
816/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.R643
LC item number
H86 2016
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Mothers and sons
  • Actresses
  • Fans (Persons)
  • Automobile travel
  • Science fiction television programs
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Actresses
  • Automobile travel
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Fans (Persons)
  • Mothers and sons
  • Science fiction television programs
Target audience
adult
Label
A hundred thousand worlds, Bob Proehl
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn925397979
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780399562211
Lccn
2016287150
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)925397979
Label
A hundred thousand worlds, Bob Proehl
Link
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn925397979
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780399562211
Lccn
2016287150
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)925397979

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