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The Resource Afterworlds, Scott Westerfeld

Afterworlds, Scott Westerfeld

Label
Afterworlds
Title
Afterworlds
Statement of responsibility
Scott Westerfeld
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A perfect blend of contemporary love story and fantastical thriller! Darcy has secured a publishing deal for her three paranormal books. Now she must find the wherewithall to write the second one whilst she has a reprieve from going to college, thanks to her savvy sister. She has enough funds for 3 years in NY... if she eats only noodles every day. In the story Darcy has written, the character Lizzie survives a traumatic shooting event only to discover that she has become a phsychopomp; a spirit guide to the dead. But she's not dead.. or is she? With one foot in each world, Lizzie's challenges are somewhat unique. Then there's her hot spirit guide... and all those ghosts that keep appearing... and the 'living' friend she usually tells everything to..
Summary
In alternating chapters, eighteen-year-old Darcy Patel navigates the New York City publishing world and Lizzie, the heroine of Darcy's novel, slips into the "Afterworld" to survive a terrorist attack and becomes a spirit guide, as both face many challenges and both fall in love
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice: Audio for Youth, 2014
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10357997
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Westerfeld, Scott
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For children
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
690
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
PerformerNote
Read by Sheetal Sheth and Heather Lind
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Future life
  • Suspense fiction
  • Young adult fiction
  • Young adult fiction
  • East Indian Americans
  • Lesbians
  • Dead
  • Suspense
  • Romance fiction
  • Authorship
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Afterworlds, Scott Westerfeld
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052583632
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
599 pages
Isbn
9780143572046
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)871311538
Label
Afterworlds, Scott Westerfeld
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052583632
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
599 pages
Isbn
9780143572046
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)871311538

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