Looking for Alaska

Filename: looking-for-alaska.pdf
ISBN: 9781101434208
Release Date: 2008-08-14
Number of pages: 256
Author: John Green
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Looking for Alaska in PDF and EPUB The award-winning, genre-defining debut from #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist New York Times bestseller Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave “the Great Perhaps” even more (Francois Rabelais, poet). He heads off to the sometimes crazy and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School, and his life becomes the opposite of safe. Because down the hall is Alaska Young. The gorgeous, clever, funny, sexy, self-destructive, screwed up, and utterly fascinating Alaska Young. She is an event unto herself. She pulls Pudge into her world, launches him into the Great Perhaps, and steals his heart. Then. . . . After. Nothing is ever the same.


Looking for Alaska

Filename: looking-for-alaska.pdf
ISBN: 9781466866362
Release Date: 2014-03-18
Number of pages: 336
Author: Peter Jenkins
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Download and read online Looking for Alaska in PDF and EPUB More than twenty years ago, a disillusioned college graduate named Peter Jenkins set out with his dog Cooper to look for himself and his nation. His memoir of what he found, A Walk Across America, captured the hearts of millions of Americans. Now, Peter is a bit older, married with a family, and his journeys are different than they were. Perhaps he is looking for adventure, perhaps inspiration, perhaps new communities, perhaps unspoiled land. Certainly, he found all of this and more in Alaska, America's last wilderness. Looking for Alaska is Peter's account of eighteen months spent traveling over twenty thousand miles in tiny bush planes, on snow machines and snowshoes, in fishing boats and kayaks, on the Alaska Marine Highway and the Haul Road, searching for what defines Alaska. Hearing the amazing stories of many real Alaskans--from Barrow to Craig, Seward to Deering, and everywhere in between--Peter gets to know this place in the way that only he can. His resulting portrait is a rare and unforgettable depiction of a dangerous and beautiful land and all the people that call it home. He also took his wife and eight-year-old daughter with him, settling into a "home base" in Seward on the Kenai Peninsula, coming and going from there, and hosting the rest of their family for extended visits. The way his family lived, how they made Alaska their home and even participated in Peter's explorations, is as much a part of this story as Peter's own travels. All in all, Jenkins delivers a warm, funny, awe-inspiring, and memorable diary of discovery-both of this place that captures all of our imaginations, and of himself, all over again.


Looking For Alaska Special 10th Anniversary Edition

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ISBN: 9780698405875
Release Date: 2015-01-13
Number of pages: 368
Author: John Green
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Looking For Alaska Special 10th Anniversary Edition in PDF and EPUB A gorgeous collector's edition of John Green’s critcally acclaimed debut novel A perfect gift for any fan, this deluxe hardcover features a stunning special edition jacket and 50 pages of all-new exclusive content, including: - An introduction by John Green - Extensive Q&A: John Green answers readers’ most frequently asked questions - Deleted scenes from the original manuscript Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist A New York Times Bestseller A USA Today Bestseller Top Ten, NPR’s 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels TIME Magazine's 100 Best Young Adult Novels of All Time Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words—and tired of his safe life at home. He leaves for boarding school to seek what the dying poet Francois Rabelais called “The Great Perhaps.” Much awaits Miles at Culver Creek, including Alaska Young, who will pull Miles into her labyrinth and catapult him into the Great Perhaps. Looking for Alaska brilliantly chronicles the indelible impact one life can have on another. A modern classic, this stunning debut marked #1 bestselling author John Green’s arrival as a groundbreaking new voice in contemporary fiction.


Looking for Alaska 101 Amazing Facts You Didn t Know

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ISBN: 9781498980166
Release Date: 2014-06-07
Number of pages:
Author: G Whiz
Publisher: GWhizBooks.com

Download and read online Looking for Alaska 101 Amazing Facts You Didn t Know in PDF and EPUB Did you know that it took Green about 3 years to write "Looking for Alaska". He started writing the book in 2001, shortly after the September 11 terrorist attacks? Or, did you know that according the Green, the last few sentences in the novel "Looking for Alaska" are supposed to signify an "invocation of hope" for the future. What are the amazing facts of Looking for Alaska by John Green? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read through the book! Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) Harry Potter G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • Tell us what title you want next! • Combine your favorite titles to receive bundle coupons! • Submit a review and hop on the Wall of Contributors! “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazing facts that keep you laughing & learning!" - G Whiz DISCLAIMER: This work is a derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading and enjoyment. It is unofficial and unaffiliated with respective parties of the original title in any way. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.


The Great Perhaps

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ISBN: 9780330537087
Release Date: 2011-02-28
Number of pages: 416
Author: Joe Meno
Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Download and read online The Great Perhaps in PDF and EPUB Meet the Caspers . . . Jonathan is a palaeontologist, searching in vain for a prehistoric squid. His wife, Madeline, an animal behaviourist, cannot explain why the pigeons she is studying are becoming increasingly aggressive. Their older daughter Amelia is a fervent anti-capitalist and disappointed teenage revolutionary, while their younger, Thisbe, has become a devout Christian. Meanwhile, the girls’ grandfather, Henry, is slowly absenting himself from life. Before he can absent himself altogether, however, Jonathan and Madeline decide to separate – and, suddenly, each family member has to confront their fears about the world in which they live. 'The wisest, most humane and transcendental novel on the contemporary family since The Corrections' Irvine Welsh 'The flat, uninfected language, interspersed with sudden absurdist flights of fancy, is reminiscent of Kurt Vonnegut; the comic-book influence contains traces of Jonathan Lethem; while the forensic examination of familial dysfunction should satisfy Franzen fans' Guardian 'A big, generous-hearted American family novel . . . Meno's characters bristle with humanity, and I think this book will find a huge audience for its wisdom and life-affirming, but unsentimental, qualities' Daily Telegraph


Ready Reference Treatise Looking for Alaska

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ISBN: 9781329369931
Release Date: 2015-07-11
Number of pages:
Author: Raja Sharma
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

Download and read online Ready Reference Treatise Looking for Alaska in PDF and EPUB When the book was published for the first time, it was challenged for its sexually explicit situations. The book was introduced by two teachers at Depew High School near Buffalo, New York, for eleventh grade instruction. The teachers had sent letters to the parents telling them that there was controversial content in the book. Several people challenged the book on the grounds that it is pornographic and disgusting. One of the parents even refused to read the book himself. He said that one does not need to have cancer to diagnose cancer. Ready Reference Treatise: Looking for Alaska Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis


Trivia Looking for Alaska a Novel by John Green Trivia On Books

Filename: trivia-looking-for-alaska-a-novel-by-john-green-trivia-on-books.pdf
ISBN: 1537714597
Release Date: 2016-12-17
Number of pages: 82
Author: Trivion Books
Publisher:

Download and read online Trivia Looking for Alaska a Novel by John Green Trivia On Books in PDF and EPUB Trivia-on-Book: Looking for Alaska by John Green Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! In his junior year, Miles Halter decided to leave his home in Florida in order to attend Culver Creek Preparatory High School in Alabama. He uses the words of Francois Rebelais' famous last words - "I go to seek a Great Perhaps" as an inspiration and reason for switching schools at such a late age. Miles likes to read biographies as well as memorize the author's last words. At the school, he mates three peculiar people: Chip his roommate, Takumi Hikohito a talented M.C. and hip-hop enthusiast and Alaska Young, a troubled young girl. You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to Looking for Alaska by John Green that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: * 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author * Insightful commentary to answer every question * Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group * Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, come play your trivia of a favorite book!!


Looking for Alaska

Filename: looking-for-alaska.pdf
ISBN: 1500129534
Release Date: 2014-06-08
Number of pages: 36
Author: G. Whiz
Publisher: CreateSpace

Download and read online Looking for Alaska in PDF and EPUB Did you know that it took Green about 3 years to write "Looking for Alaska". He started writing the book in 2001, shortly after the September 11 terrorist attacks?Or, did you know that according the Green, the last few sentences in the novel "Looking for Alaska" are supposed to signify an "invocation of hope" for the future.What are the amazing facts of Looking for Alaska by John Green? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read through the book!Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience• Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) Harry Potter G Whiz• Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue!• Tell us what title you want next!• Combine your favorite titles to receive bundle coupons!• Submit a review and hop on the Wall of Contributors!“Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazing facts that keep you laughing & learning!" - G WhizDISCLAIMER: This work is a derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading and enjoyment. It is unofficial and unaffiliated with respective parties of the original title in any way. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.


Looking for Alaska

Filename: looking-for-alaska.pdf
ISBN: 3060311269
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 72
Author:
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Buscando A Alaska Looking for Alaska

Filename: buscando-a-alaska-looking-for-alaska.pdf
ISBN: 9702008581
Release Date: 2006-06-30
Number of pages: 200
Author: John Green
Publisher: Ediciones Castillo

Download and read online Buscando A Alaska Looking for Alaska in PDF and EPUB "Cansado de su aburrida existencia, Miles, de 16 a?nos, se muda a un colegio internado para ir en busca de lo que el poeta Rabelais llam?o 'Gran quiz?a.' Ah?i su reci?en descubierta libertad y una enigm?atica chica, Alaska, lo lanzan de lleno a la vida. Cuando Miles siente que est?a por alcanzar su objectivo, una tragedia inesperada amenaza con arrebat?arselo"--Cover.


The John Green Collectors Editions

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ISBN: 1460750330
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Number of pages:
Author: John Green
Publisher:

Download and read online The John Green Collectors Editions in PDF and EPUB A gorgeous package of two of John Green's most loved titles. A perfect gift for every John Green fan. Ages: 14+ This gifty slipcase will include LOOKING FOR ALASKA and PAPER TOWNS in beatifully produced hardbacks.


Looking for Alaska

Filename: looking-for-alaska.pdf
ISBN: OCLC:43013150
Release Date: 1988
Number of pages: 698
Author: George Bryson
Publisher:

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Alaska

Filename: alaska.pdf
ISBN: 9780375761423
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 1152
Author: James A. Michener
Publisher: Dial Press

Download and read online Alaska in PDF and EPUB Moving from Alaskan prehistory, to Russian exploration, to acquisition by the United States, to statehood, this richly detailed historical novel chronicles the high points of Alaska's history through the lives of fictional and historical characters. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.


John Green The Collection

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ISBN: 0141350938
Release Date: 2013-11-07
Number of pages: 960
Author: John Green
Publisher:

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Two Boys Kissing

Filename: two-boys-kissing.pdf
ISBN: 9781780311982
Release Date: 2014-03-27
Number of pages: 256
Author: David Levithan
Publisher: Egmont UK

Download and read online Two Boys Kissing in PDF and EPUB From the New York Times best-selling author of Every Day, another thoughtful and original perspective on relationships. 2014 Lambda literary award winner and 2014 Stonewall Honor Book, Two Boys Kissing explores how people fall in and out of love, and what is means to discover yourself. The two boys kissing are Craig and Harry. They’re hoping to set the world record for the longest kiss. They're not a couple, but they used to be. Peter and Neil are a couple. Their kisses are different. Avery and Ryan have only just met and are trying to figure out what happens next. Cooper is alone. He's not sure how he feels. As the marathon progresses, these boys, their friends and families evaluate the changing nature of feelings, behaviour and this crazy thing called love under the watchful eyes of a Greek chorus of a generation of men lost to AIDS. David Levithan connects recent history with the present moment in a novel that is both a celebration of equality and a memorial to a lost generation. David is the New York Times best-selling author of Boy Meets Boy and Marly’s Ghost. While among his many collaborations are Will Grayson, Will Grayson with Fault in Our Stars author John Green, and Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist with Rachel Cohn, which became a major film. David's latest collaboration with Rachel, The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily, was picked by Zoella for her Book Club with WHSmiths. Tiny Cooper from Will Grayson, Will Grayson, now has his own novel: Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story. David is also a highly respected children’s book editor, whose list includes many luminaries of children’s literature, including Garth Nix, Libba Bray and Suzanne Collins. He lives and works in New York. Praise for Every Day: ‘Every Day is a wonder.’ Patrick Ness, author of Chaos Walking trilogy and A Monster Calls