Jessie Wells can't remember her father, James--he left her family when she was very young. Now fifteen, Jessie has a sudden desire to track down the man she always thought of as "the disappearing dude." She calls all the Wellses in the phone book, hoping to speak to someone who knows her father. But will she be prepared when she finally finds him?
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- Paperback | 144 pages
- 104.1 x 172.7 x 12.7mm | 68.04g
- 01 May 2007
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Harcourt Paperbacks
- United States
- Illustrations, black and white
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"Beautifully written . . . A bittersweet and complex coming-of-age story."
About Fox Norma Mazer
NORMA FOX MAZER is an award-winning novelist and a faculty member for the Vermont College MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults program. Her books have received a Newbery Honor, a Christopher Award, an Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Mystery, a National Book Award nomination, and other honors. She lives in Montpelier, Vermont.