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Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend: A Novel (edition 2012)

by Matthew Dicks

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Title:Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend: A Novel
Authors:Matthew Dicks
Info:St. Martin's Press (2012), Hardcover, 320 pages
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Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks

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I listened to the audio book. Charming. ( )
  ellenuw | Jan 27, 2016 |
Very readable. A cross between Ghost and The Curious Incident of the Dog... ( )
  Superenigmatix | Jan 16, 2016 |
This is the first book in a long time that I truly devoured. I kept thinking up excuses to drive places (I was listening to it my car) so I could listen more, but at the same time I didn't want it to end. There was a lot of exposition in the beginning, but don't let that stop you. This far-from-ordinary story has many twists and turns in store. ( )
  mermaidatheart | Dec 1, 2015 |
Whoa! More later! ( )
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Here is what I know: My name is Budo.
But you have to be the bravest person in the world to go out every day, being yourself when no one likes who you are.
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A tale imparted from the perspective of long-time imaginary friend, Budo, traces his awareness of his advancing age and constant thought of the inevitable day when eight-year-old Max, an autistic boy, will stop believing in him.

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