This is the story of Cassady and Kevin, two teenage boys living through the insane time that was the late 60s and early 70s and forming a friendship that they both thought would never end. These boys, during the heat of the summer of 1969, sneak into one of the MGM theaters backlots. Where else could you do that but Culver City? Along the way, they meet new friends, or so they believe, in the paranormal world who have been dead for a very long time. People like Scarlett O’Hara, Ashley Wilkes, and the Three Musketeers, just to name a few. They find old and decaying movies sets that, as soon as they step into this new world, become new and beautiful again.
“Fedor” by Brant Vickers is a historical fiction/biographical novel about the life of a boy named Fedor. His full name is Feodor Adrianovitch Jefticheff; he was a circus performer in the late 19th century. More specifically, Fedor was a performer in the Black Tent, the sideshow of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. The Black Tent hosted the “freaks” of the circus: the bearded lady, the zipper headed boy, the human pincushion, the skeleton man, etc
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