Looking for Alaska by John Green audiobook

Looking for Alaska

By John Green
Read by Wil Wheaton

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6.67 Hours Unabridged
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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 Soon to be a Hulu limited series! Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award • A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist • A New York Times Bestseller • A USA Today Bestseller • NPR’s Top Ten Best-Ever Teen Novels • TIME magazine’s 100 Best Young Adult Novels of All Time • A PBS Great American Read Selection • Millions of copies sold!   First drink. First prank. First friend. First love. Last words.   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 François 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.

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Summary

Summary

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

Soon to be a Hulu limited series!

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award • A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist • A New York Times Bestseller • A USA Today Bestseller • NPR’s Top Ten Best-Ever Teen Novels • TIME magazine’s 100 Best Young Adult Novels of All Time • A PBS Great American Read Selection • Millions of copies sold!

 
First drink. First prank. First friend. First love.

Last words.
 
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 François 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.


Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

★ “Alive with sweet, self-deprecating humor. SLJ
Funny, sad, inspiring, and always compelling. Bookpage
The spirit of Holden Caulfield lives on. Kliatt 
Stunning conclusion . . . one worthy of a book this good. Philadelphia Inquirer
★ “What sings and soars in this gorgeously told tale is Green’s mastery of language and the sweet, rough edges of Pudge’s voice. Kirkus
A gem of modern literature. Guardian 
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults, Top 10 • An ALA Quick Pick • A Booklist Editors’ Choice selection • A Kirkus Best Book of the Year • An SLJ Best Book of the Year • A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best • A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
What sets this novel apart is the brilliant, insightful, suffering but enduring voice of Miles Halter. Chicago Tribune 
Looking For Alaska is a showcase to the raw talent John Green has, the kind of talent that can make you close the crisp last page of a novel and come out as a different person.... 
Winner of the Michael L. Printz AwardA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistA New York Times Bestseller • A USA Today BestsellerNPR’s Top Ten Best-Ever Teen NovelsTIME magazine’s 100 Best Young Adult Novels of All TimeA PBS Great American Read Selection

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Reviews

Author

Author Bio: John Green

Author Bio: John Green

John Green is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author whose many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was selected by Time magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. With his brother, Hank, he is one half of the Vlogbrothers, one of the most popular online video projects in the world.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Coming-of-Age
Runtime: 6.67
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English