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The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp

by Richard (Rick) Yancey

The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Richard (Rick) Yancey
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    Oct 2005, 375 pages
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    Jan 2007, 352 pages

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Rick Yancey is the author of two books for adults: a memoir, Confessions of a Tax Collector, and a novel (A Burning in Homeland - 2003). He is also a playwright and former theater critic.

Since then he has launched two series: The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp, for young readers, and The Highly Effective Detective, for adults. Both books are set in Knoxville, Tennessee, where Rick lived for ten years before returning to Florida.

He lives with his wife, Sandy, his three sons, two dogs and one lizard.

This article was originally published in November 2005, and has been updated for the January 2007 paperback release. Click here to go to this issue.

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