Buscando Alaska

by John Green

St. Martin's Press | December 26, 2006 | Trade Paperback

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Tired of his boring existence, sixteen Miles leaves his hometown in search of his "Great Perhaps" at a new boarding school.There, his newfound freedom, guilty pleasures and an enigmatic girl, Alaska, catapult him into a new life.But when Miles feels he`s about to reach what he was looking for, a sudden tragedy threatens to take it all away.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 200 Pages, 5.91 × 8.27 × 0.79 in

Published: December 26, 2006

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 9702008581

ISBN - 13: 9789702008583

Appropriate for ages: 15 - 15

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Buscando Alaska

Buscando Alaska

by John Green

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 200 Pages, 5.91 × 8.27 × 0.79 in

Published: December 26, 2006

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 9702008581

ISBN - 13: 9789702008583

About the Book

Tired of his boring existence, sixteen Miles leaves his hometown in search of his "Great Perhaps" at a new boarding school. There, his newfound freedom, guilty pleasures and an enigmatic girl, Alaska, catapult him into a new life. But when Miles feels he's about to reach what he was looking for, a sudden tragedy threatens to take it all away.

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Tired of his boring existence, sixteen Miles leaves his hometown in search of his "Great Perhaps" at a new boarding school.There, his newfound freedom, guilty pleasures and an enigmatic girl, Alaska, catapult him into a new life.But when Miles feels he`s about to reach what he was looking for, a sudden tragedy threatens to take it all away.

About the Author

John Green is an American writer living in Indianapolis, Indiana. Green's first novel, Looking for Alaska, was published in 2005. It won the Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in Young Adult literature, was a finalist for the L.A. Times Booker Prize. The movie rights to Looking for Alaska were acquired by Paramount, and Josh Schwartz (creator of The O. C.) is currently working on the screenplay. It has also been translated into 13 languages. His second novel, An Abundance of Katherines (2006), was a 2007 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and may also be made into a movie in the future. Green graduated from Kenyon College in 2000 with a double major in English and Religious Studies. He lives in Indianapolis with his wife, Sarah, and their son, Henry Atticus Green, who was named after the author's grandfather.

Appropriate for ages: 15 - 15

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