New PDF release: A Hundred Thousand Worlds: A Novel

By Bob Proehl

ISBN-10: 0399562214

ISBN-13: 9780399562211

ISBN-10: 0399562230

ISBN-13: 9780399562235

Valerie Torrey took her son, Alex, and fled la six years ago—leaving either her position on a cult sci-fi TV exhibit and her costar husband after a tragedy blew their small kinfolk aside. Now Val needs to reunite nine-year-old Alex together with his estranged father, so that they set out on a street journey from manhattan, Val making appearances at comedian publication conventions alongside the way. 

As they go back and forth west, encountering superheroes, monsters, time tourists, and robots, Val and Alex are drawn into the orbit of the comic-con regulars, from a hapless twentysomething illustrator to an excellent company comics author stuggling along with her industry's old-school how one can a bunch of cosplay girls who supply a refrain of realizing statement. For Alex, this global is a mystical position the place fiction turns into fact, yet as they catch up with to their vacation spot, he starts off to achieve that the tale his mom is telling him approximately their trip may have a really diverse finishing than he imagined.

A understanding and affectionate portrait of the geeky pleasures of fandom, A Hundred Thousand Worlds can also be a tribute to the fierce and complex love among a mom and son—and to the best way the tales we create come to form us.

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