Friends like these: my worldwide quest to find my best childhood friends, knock on their doors, and ask them to come out and play

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Little, Brown,
Pub. Date:
2009.
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English
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Danny Wallace has friends. He has a wife and goes to brunch, and his new house has a couch with throw pillows. But as he nears 30, he can't help wondering about his best childhood friends, whose names he finds in a long-forgotten address book. Where are they now-and where, really, is he? Acting on an impulse we've all had at least once, he travels from London to Berlin, Tokyo, Australia, and California, risking rejection and ridicule to show up on his old pals' doorsteps. Memories of his 1980s childhood-from Michael Jackson to Ghostbusters-overwhelm him as he meets former buddies who have blossomed into rappers and ninjas, time-traveling pioneers, mediocre restaurant managers, and even Fijian royalty. Danny's attempt to re-befriend them all gives remarkable new resonance to the age-old mantra, "friends forever!"
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9780316042772
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subject_facet Friendship -- Anecdotes, Life change events -- Anecdotes
title_display Friends like these : my worldwide quest to find my best childhood friends, knock on their doors, and ask them to come out and play
title_full Friends like these : my worldwide quest to find my best childhood friends, knock on their doors, and ask them to come out and play / Danny Wallace ; with illustrations by Daniel Wallace
title_short Friends like these :
title_sub my worldwide quest to find my best childhood friends, knock on their doors, and ask them to come out and play