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The Resource The universe versus Alex Woods, Gavin Extence

The universe versus Alex Woods, Gavin Extence

Label
The universe versus Alex Woods
Title
The universe versus Alex Woods
Statement of responsibility
Gavin Extence
Title variation
Universe vs. Alex Woods
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Alex Woods was struck by a meteorite when he was ten years old, leaving scars that marked him for an extraordinary life. The son of a fortune teller, bookish, and an easy target for bullies, he hasn't had the most conventional childhood. When he meets curmudgeonly widower Mr. Peterson, he finds an unlikely friend. Someone who teaches him that that you only get one shot at life. That you have to make it count. So when, aged seventeen, Alex is stopped at Dover customs with 113 grams of marijuana, an urn full of ashes on the passenger seat, and an entire nation in uproar, he's fairly sure he's done the right thing ..."--From publisher description
Summary
Alex Woods was struck by a meteorite when he was ten years old, leaving scars that marked him for an extraordinary life. The son of a fortune teller, bookish, and an easy target for bullies, he hasn't had the most conventional childhood. When he meets curmudgeonly widower Mr. Peterson, he finds an unlikely friend. Someone who teaches him that that you only get one shot at life. That you have to make it count. So when, aged seventeen, Alex is stopped at Dover customs with 113 grams of marijuana, an urn full of ashes on the passenger seat, and an entire nation in uproar, he's fairly sure he's done the right thing
Theme
Tone
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2014.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10185457
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Extence, Gavin
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenagers
  • Epileptics
  • Veterans
  • Friendship
Target audience
adult
Label
The universe versus Alex Woods, Gavin Extence
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Copyright date 2013
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
996336
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First trade edition.
Extent
426 pages
Isbn
9780316246590
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316246590
  • (OCoLC)810122438
Label
The universe versus Alex Woods, Gavin Extence
Publication
Note
Copyright date 2013
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
996336
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First trade edition.
Extent
426 pages
Isbn
9780316246590
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316246590
  • (OCoLC)810122438

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