Freakshow Summer

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Publisher Description

In 1930s America a young teen struggles to find his calling among his carnival family of human curiosities while outsiders try to destroy everything he loves.Among the freaks and misfits of Oliver Neil's Marvelous Carnival, thirteen-year-old Manny Dobra longs to find his place. Orphaned as a baby he's been raised by the bearded woman, the alligator man, and the Leprechaun Family. Manny is a skilled artist, but he lives in the shadow of his deceased father's own talent. A new summer of promise is soon spoiled by the arrival of Ron the bully and the Oldies – the Order of the Lions' Den – hellbent on wiping out all carnivals. Manny realizes that what he finds lovely and ordinary is considered grotesque and abominable to the outside world. With the help of his friends Nickel, Margot, and Penny, Manny begins to traverse the tricky road of life, finding his footing in a world of human curiosities, both the beautiful and the ugly.

GENRE
Kids
RELEASED
2022
July 12
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
316
Pages
PUBLISHER
Artemesia Publishing, LLC
SELLER
Chicago Review Press, Inc. DBA Independent Publishers Group
SIZE
3.6
MB