The Boy Detective Fails

The Boy Detective Fails

Book - 2006
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Publisher: Chicago : Punk Planet Books ; [New York : Akashic Books], c2006
ISBN: 9781933354101
Branch Call Number: FIC Meno
Characteristics: 328 p. : ill. ; 19 cm


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Dec 31, 2014

As small children, Billy Argo hunted down clues to frontyard mysteries and solved neighborhood cases with his beloved sister, Caroline. But after Billy heads off to college, his sister, a disconnected goth, meets a tragic end by suicide. Billy is unable to believe his sister capable of such an act and as a result spends the next 10 years of his life in St. Vitus’ Hospital for the Mentally Ill. At the age of 30, Billy must now head out into the real world after the system has paid for enough electroshock therapy and counseling sessions. In The Boy Detective Fails by Joe Meno, Billy will venture forth on a quest to discover the truth about his sister’s death and the purpose of his own life.


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