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The Last Book In The Universe

The Last Book In The Universe
Author: Rodman Philbrick
ISBN 13: 9780439087599
ISBN 10: 439087597
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Blue Sky Press
Publication Date: 2002-03-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $6.99

It's the story of an epileptic teenager nicknamed Spaz, who begins the heroic fight to bring human intelligence back to the planet. In a world where most people are plugged into brain-drain entertainment systems, Spaz is the rare human being who can see life as it really is. When he meets an old man called Ryter, he begins to learn about Earth and its past. With Ryter as his companion, Spaz sets off an unlikely quest to save his dying sister -- and in the process, perhaps the world.

Publishers Weekly

"Philbrick's latest misfit protagonist embarks on an adventure in a fantastic and often frightening alternative world," said PW. "The creation of a futuristic dialect, combined with striking descriptions of a postmodern civilization, will convincingly transport readers." Ages 10-14. (Mar.) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.