Elsewhere (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
288
Utgivningsdatum
2016-07-14
Förlag
Bloomsbury Childrens Books
Dimensioner
198 x 129 x 19 mm
Vikt
204 g
ISBN
9781408880104
Elsewhere (häftad)

Elsewhere

Häftad Engelska, 2016-07-14
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_______________ ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME _______________ "Every so often a book comes along with a premise so fresh and arresting it seems to exist in a category all its own. Elsewhere is such a book" - The New York Times Book Review _______________ Welcome to Elsewhere. It is warm, with a breeze, and the beaches are beautiful. It's quiet and peaceful. You can't get sick, and you can't get older. In Elsewhere, death is only the beginning... Elsewhere is where fifteen-year-old Liz Hall ends up, after she is killed in a hit-and-run accident. It is a place so like Earth, yet completely different. Here Liz will age backward from the day of her death until she becomes a baby again and returns to Earth. But Liz wants to turn sixteen, not fourteen again. She wants to get her driver's license. She wants to graduate from high school and go to college. And now that she's dead, Liz is being forced to live a life she doesn't want with a grandmother she has only just met. And it is not going well. How can Liz let go of the only life she has ever known and embrace a new one? Is it possible that a life lived in reverse is no different from a life lived forward? Full of the most ingenious detail and woven around the most touching and charming relationships, this is a novel of hope, of redemption and rebirth. It is a novel that tells of sadness with heartbreaking honesty, and of love and happiness with uplifting brilliance.
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"Every so often a book comes along with a premise so fresh and arresting it seems to exist in a category all its own. "Elsewhere," by Gabrielle Zevin, is such a book. Zevin's touch is marvelously light even as she considers profundities, easily moving among humor, wisdom and lyricism... No plot synopsis can convey what a rich, wise spell this book casts." * The New York Times Book Review * "Fascinating. Zevin, in her first novel for young people, bends the laws of physics and biology to create an intricately imagined world." * Publishers Weekly *

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Gabrielle Zevin is the author of award-winning books for young adults including Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac, and books for adults including The Hole We're In. She was also the screenwriter for Conversations with Other Women, which received an Independent Spirit Award nomination and in 2021, Elsewhere became one of TIME magazine's 100 Best YA Books of All Time. Of her writing, The New York Times Book Review said, "Zevin's touch is marvelously light even as she considers profundities." A dog lover and Harvard graduate, she lives in New York City.