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Following the Mystery Man Paperback – Sep 1 1989


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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Canada / Other; Reprint edition (Sept. 1 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0380706776
  • ISBN-13: 978-0380706778
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 12.7 x 1.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 136 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #93,014 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By A Customer on May 27 2002
Format: Paperback
Awesome book. It's about a young girl, Madigan, who lost her mother when she was a baby and her father ran away. One day a stranger comes to town and he needs a place to stay. She thinks that he might be her dad by the way he acts around her and the way he looks like her. He's really a robber. Madigan finds out. She's very upset. He catches her spying on him when he is hiding stolen goods, and he grabs her. The best part of the book is her escape. A very exciting story that keeps you guessing at every page. I think this author writes amazing books. I really enjoy her mysteries.
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Following the Mystery Man is a fantastic mystery thats keeps the reader involved. It tells the story about a girl named Madigan who grows up in life wothout a mother or a father. A handsome young man named Clint comes to town, and gives all the evidence of being Madigan's father. Madigan gets ideas about Clint and follows him around. She figures something out that she wishes she hadn't; for this clue changed both Madigan's and Clint's life forver. Can Madigan solve this mystery without ending up in the middle of it? This story tells a story about a girl who depritly needs a father, a mother, or even a a friend. Does she need one so badly that she jums to conclusions, gets her self tied up in the action, and even hurt. From this story, I found how much my father means to me. I understand now, after reading the book, how much my dad means to me. I will now cherish every moment that I spend with my dad; I now don't know if he will one day pack his bags and leave like Madigan's father did.
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By A Customer on July 6 1999
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Madigan meets a charming stranger and becomes convinced he is her father who walked out on her and her now-dead mother many years ago. Now, living with her grandmother in a sleepy Maryland town, Madigan is determined to solve the mystery. Very exciting and suspenseful, and the issue of trust is explored here, too...
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By A Customer on Aug. 31 1998
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I first read this book when I was twelve years old, and now that I'm 15, I still enjoy it. There is a strong plot, interesting characters, and a few mysteries. This would be a good book for ages 11-14.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Awesome May 27 2002
A Kid's Review - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Awesome book. It's about a young girl, Madigan, who lost her mother when she was a baby and her father ran away. One day a stranger comes to town and he needs a place to stay. She thinks that he might be her dad by the way he acts around her and the way he looks like her. He's really a robber. Madigan finds out. She's very upset. He catches her spying on him when he is hiding stolen goods, and he grabs her. The best part of the book is her escape. A very exciting story that keeps you guessing at every page. I think this author writes amazing books. I really enjoy her mysteries.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
A Good Mystery for Teens! Aug. 30 1998
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I first read this book when I was twelve years old, and now that I'm 15, I still enjoy it. There is a strong plot, interesting characters, and a few mysteries. This would be a good book for ages 11-14.
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
A memorable book July 8 2006
By LargeMargeSentMe - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This is not just a good book, it's an extremly memorable one. I read it 15 years ago, and I still remember how good it was! I remember being completely enthralled and on the edge of my seat throughout the book. Highly recommended!
2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
A Mystery That Keeps You At The Edge Of Your Seat Oct. 29 2001
A Kid's Review - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Following the Mystery Man is a fantastic mystery thats keeps the reader involved. It tells the story about a girl named Madigan who grows up in life wothout a mother or a father. A handsome young man named Clint comes to town, and gives all the evidence of being Madigan's father. Madigan gets ideas about Clint and follows him around. She figures something out that she wishes she hadn't; for this clue changed both Madigan's and Clint's life forver. Can Madigan solve this mystery without ending up in the middle of it? This story tells a story about a girl who depritly needs a father, a mother, or even a a friend. Does she need one so badly that she jums to conclusions, gets her self tied up in the action, and even hurt. From this story, I found how much my father means to me. I understand now, after reading the book, how much my dad means to me. I will now cherish every moment that I spend with my dad; I now don't know if he will one day pack his bags and leave like Madigan's father did.
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
A Very interesting story July 6 1999
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Madigan meets a charming stranger and becomes convinced he is her father who walked out on her and her now-dead mother many years ago. Now, living with her grandmother in a sleepy Maryland town, Madigan is determined to solve the mystery. Very exciting and suspenseful, and the issue of trust is explored here, too...

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