Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 416 pages, 3.25 × 2.17 × 0.43 in
Published: May 3, 2011
Publisher: Simon Pulse
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1442419784
ISBN - 13: 9781442419780
About the Book
Includes an excerpt from Westerfeld's new series Leviathan.
From the Publisher
Extras, the final book in the Uglies series, is set a couple of
years after the "mind-rain," a few earth-shattering months in which
the whole world woke up. The cure has spread from city to city, and
the pretty regime that kept humanity in a state of bubbleheadedness
has ended. Boundless human creativity, new technologies, and old
dangers have been unleashed upon the world. Culture is splintering,
the cities becoming radically different from each other as each
makes its own way into this strange and unpredictable future . . .
One of the features of the new world is that everyone has a "feed,"
which is basically their own blog/myspace/tv channel. The ratings
of your feed (combined with how much the city interface overhears
people talking about you) determines your social status--so
everyone knows at all times how famous they are.
As Scott Westerfeld explored the themes of extreme beauty in the
first three Uglies books, now he takes on the world''s obsession
with fame and popularity. And how anyone can be an instant
About the Author
Scott Westerfeld's other teen books include the
Midnighters series, Peeps, So Yesterday, and
The Last Days. He divides his summers between Sydney,
Australia, and New York City.