By Kevin Brockmeier
At age twelve, Kevin Brockmeier is able to turn into a unique individual: no longer the boy he has consistently been—the person who cries too simply and laughs too simply, who lives in an otherland of glowing daydreams and imaginary catastrophes—but another individual altogether.
Over the process one college year—seventh grade—he sets out looking for himself. alongside the way in which, he occurs into his first kiss at a church occasion, struggles to appreciate why his outdated associates tease him on the lunch desk, turns into the controversy of the whole institution due to his Halloween gown, and booby-traps his lunch to discourage a thief.
With an identical deep feeling and oddly dreamlike precision which are the hallmarks of his fiction, the acclaimed novelist now explores the dream of his personal prior and recovers the individual he used to be.
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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip: A Memoir of Seventh Grade by Kevin Brockmeier