ISBN9781681190358
PublisherBloomsbury USA Childrens
Published2017/01/03
Pages336
AuthorLen Vlahos
FormatHARDCOVER
Weight0.5 Kg.
Height8.5 in.
Width5.5 in.
Depth1.1 in.

Life in a Fishbowl

Len Vlahos

HARDCOVER

2017/01/03

When Jackie discovers that her father has been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor, her whole world starts to crumble. She can't imagine how she'll live without him . . .

Then, in a desperate act to secure his family's future, Jackie's father does the unthinkable--he puts his life up for auction on eBay. Jackie can do nothing but watch and wait as an odd assortment of bidders, some with nefarious intentions, drive the price up higher. The fate of her entire family hangs in the balance.

But no one can predict how the auction will finally end, or any of the very public fallout that ensues. Life as Jackie knows it is about to change forever . . .

Life in a Fishbowl

Len Vlahos

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ISBN9781681190358
PublisherBloomsbury USA Childrens
Published2017/01/03
Pages336
AuthorLen Vlahos
FormatHARDCOVER
Weight0.5 Kg.
Height8.5 in.
Width5.5 in.
Depth1.1 in.

Synopsis

When Jackie discovers that her father has been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor, her whole world starts to crumble. She can't imagine how she'll live without him . . .

Then, in a desperate act to secure his family's future, Jackie's father does the unthinkable--he puts his life up for auction on eBay. Jackie can do nothing but watch and wait as an odd assortment of bidders, some with nefarious intentions, drive the price up higher. The fate of her entire family hangs in the balance.

But no one can predict how the auction will finally end, or any of the very public fallout that ensues. Life as Jackie knows it is about to change forever . . .

Editorial Reviews

"Vlahos captures both the worst and best of society . . . Numerous laugh-out-loud moments and beautifully drawn characters make for a powerful journey that will leave a lasting imprint on readers."

– Publishers Weekly

"Compelling and complex . . . A thought-provoking, moving story with wicked humor and madcap action."

– VOYA

"An unsettling rumination on the spectacle of tragedy."

– Kirkus Reviews