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More than this

More Than This

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Ness,Patrick

Source:

Candlewick Press, Volume 1st U.S, Somerville, Mass., p.472 (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3614 .E498 M67 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10257388

Keywords:

England--Juvenile fiction, Families--Juvenile fiction, Survival--Juvenile fiction, Teenage boys--Juvenile fiction, Tragedy--Juvenile fiction, Young adult fiction

Abstract:

Summary: A boy named Seth drowns, losing his life as the pounding sea claims him. But then he wakes. He is naked, thirsty, starving. But alive. How is that possible? He remembers dying. So how is he here? And where is this place? It looks like the suburban English town where he lived as a child, before an unthinkable tragedy happened and his family moved to America. But the neighborhood around his old house is overgrown, covered in dust, and completely abandoned. What's going on? And why is it that whenever he closes his eyes, he falls prey to vivid, agonizing memories that seem more real than the world around him? Seth begins a search for answers, hoping that he might not be alone, trapped in a crumbling, abandoned world.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Ages 14 and up