The Wonder Bread Summer: A Novel by Jessica A Blau

The Wonder Bread Summer: A Novel

byJessica A Blau

Paperback | October 28, 2015

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Jessica Anya Blau, author of The Summer of Naked Swim Parties, delivers another darkly hilarious, heartbreaking coming-of-age novel with Wonder Bread Summer.

In The Wonder Bread Summer, loosely based on Alice in Wonderland, 20-year-old Allie Dodgson has adventures that rival those Alice had down the rabbit hole. Or those of Weeds’ Nancy Botwin.

Allison is working at a dress shop to help pay for college. The dress shop turns out to be a front for drug dealers. And Allison ends up on the run—with a Wonder Bread bag full of cocaine.

With a hit man after her, Allison wants the help of her parents. But there’s a problem: Her mom took off when Allison was eight; her dad moves so often Allison that doesn’t even have his phone number….

Set in 1980s California, The Wonder Bread Summer is a wickedly funny and fresh caper that’s sure to please fans of Christopher Moore, Carl Hiaasen, and Marcy Dermansky.

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Jessica Anya Blau is the author of the nationally bestselling novelThe Summer of Naked Swim Partiesand the critically acclaimedDrinking Closer to Home.
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Title:The Wonder Bread Summer: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:October 28, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062199552

ISBN - 13:9780062199553

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“Picaresque, properly funny, unpredictable and altogether irrepressible...[Blau] reminds me of [Charles] Portis in a lot of ways . . . [S]he has a steady nerve, as well as a wicked imagination, and she takes her craft seriously... Top-notch comic writing.”