The Neddiad : how Neddie took the train, went to Hollywood, and saved civiliandion

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2007


When shoelace heir Neddie Wentworthstein and his family take the train from Chicago to Los Angeles in the 1940s, he winds up in possession of a valuable Indian turtle artifact whose owner is supposed to be able to prevent the impending destruction of the world. But Neddie is not sure exactly how.