by John Weber

Publisher: WestSide Books in Lodi, N.J

Written in English
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Thirteen-year-old Homer suddenly learns that he is adopted and sets out from 1930s Iowa for New York City with his best friend, Jamie, aided by friends old and new as he tries to learn about his origins and, in the process, discovers what family really means.

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StatementJohn Weber
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W3879 Or 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24493404M
ISBN 109781934813386
LC Control Number2010009042

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Bradley Cooper is likely to produce and possibly star in the movie. The follow-up books in the series are "Buy a Bullet" (A short story released as an e-book in ), "The Nowhere Man" (Released in Author: Gregg Hurwitz.

The Orphan X series is a Orphan book series which began publication in Author Gregg Hurwitz is a New York Times Bestselling Author of 18 books, and is also a New York Times bestselling comic book writer, having written Wolverine and Punisher stories for Marvel.

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9, likes · talking about this. stand by me5/5.May 09,  · InGregg Hurwitz introduced readers to Evan Smoak, one of the best new characters since Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne, when Orphan X hit bookstores. The following year, Smoak returned in The Nowhere Man, one of our highest-rated thrillers of Book three, Hellbent, came out back in January and, aside from being some of.