Fly Like an Eagle Summary
Barbara Beasley Murphy

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Fly Like an Eagle Summary

Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers published Murphy's novel, Fly Like an Eagle, in 1994. In this third book of the "Ace Hobart" series, Ace plans to get an acting part in a Broadway show in New York with his girlfriend Raven during their summer vacation. He figures that when they do not have rehearsal, they will hang out with the Falcon gang until they start their senior year of high school.

However, Ace's father, Barney, adopted at an early age, makes different plans. Barney wants Ace to help him find and meet his birth parents so that he can discover his "bliss." Reluctantly, Ace agrees and they head west in a beat-up yellow Volkswagen.

Ace expects to have a long and boring summer vacation until he ends up farther west than he expected and meets some very interesting people. Ace's journey changes his view on life, and...

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