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Kritzerland Bruce Kimmel

Kritzerland

Bruce Kimmel

Published April 23rd 2003
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Kindle Edition
177 pages
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Ten-year-old Benjamin Kritzer is back. Having survived his Martian parents (thus far), havingsurvived a broken heart (when the nine-year-old love of his life, Susan Pomeroy, moved toCanada), and having survived the Bad Men, Benjamin has a wholeMoreTen-year-old Benjamin Kritzer is back. Having survived his Martian parents (thus far), havingsurvived a broken heart (when the nine-year-old love of his life, Susan Pomeroy, moved toCanada), and having survived the Bad Men, Benjamin has a whole new slew of adventures todeal with in Kritzerland. They include the horrifying prospect of going to junior high school (andthe more-horrifying prospect of having to wear a jockstrap in Gym class), visiting the newamusement park, Pacific Ocean Park, where he finally gets to visit his parents home planet onthe Flight to Mars ride, meeting The Three Stooges, visiting a movie set at Paramount Studios,going to St. Louis, dealing with his psychotic brother and What is it, fish? grandfather, and,most importantly, meeting his first real friend, Paul Daley.The story of that close and endearing friendship is hilarious and touching, and the portrait ofgrowing up in the magical city that was Los Angeles in the late 1950s is vivid and razor-sharp,and will make you feel like youve taken a time machine back to another wonderful, moreinnocent era.