At the sound of the beep

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Puffin Books, May 1, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 154 pages
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Distraught at the thought of their parents' divorcing, a brother and sister run away from home and take up residence in Golden Gate Park, where they encounter many homeless people and hear there is a murderer loose among them.

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User Review  - Emyrose8 - Goodreads

This book was a lot different than I was anticipating. While I was reading it, I definitely didn't picture the twins as 13 year olds (more like 5th graders). There wasn't a whole lot of focus on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amanda Lyons - Goodreads

Nikki liked it ok but I have to say the parents probably shouldn't have had kids because they're terrible parents. The kids aren't always too bright and the villain has almost no basis for her crimes. Mostly an oddball YA book with none of the charm. Read full review


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Marilyn Sachs, author of "Lost in America," is also the author of more than 40 award-winning books, including A Pocket Full of Seeds, and the National Book Award finalist The Bear's House. She is a lifetime member of the Jane Austen Society and founder of its San Francisco branch.

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