Looking for Alaska
Looking for Alaska
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Looking for Alaska

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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.

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– ONE OF AMERICA’S 100 MOST-LOVED NOVELS IN THE PBS GREAT AMERICAN READ – The award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 international bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars Millions of copies sold!

★ 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 Before. Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words–and tired of his safe life at home. He leaves for Culver Creek boarding school to seek what the dying poet François Rabelais called “The Great Perhaps.” Much awaits Miles at Culver Creek, including clever, beguiling, and self-destructive Alaska Young, who will pull Miles into her labyrinth and catapult him into the Great Perhaps. After. Nothing will ever be the same. 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.

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Publication Year

2007

Author

John Green

Publisher

Penguin Putnam Inc