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Genres :Fiction , Romance , Young Adult , Teen & Young Adult , Teen & Young Adult Fiction , Teen & Young Adult Social Issues
Published By : Speak
Published On : Dec 28, 2006
ISBN : 0142402516 (ISBN13: 9780142402511)
format :Paperback
Language :English
No. of pages :221
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    “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.”
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    “Thomas Edison's last words were "
    It's very beautiful over there
    ". I don't know where there is, but I believe it's somewhere, and I hope it's beautiful.”
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    “So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.”
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    “Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. (...) You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.”
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    “When I look at my room, I see a girl who loves books.”
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    The Alaska of the title is a maddening, fascinating, vivid girl seen through the eyes of Pudge...What sings and soars in this gorgeously told tale is Green’s mastery of language and the sweet, rough edges of Pudge’s voice. Girls will cry and boys will find love, lust, loss and longing in Alaska’s vanilla-and-cigarettes scent.

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  • Be prepared for a rollercoaster of emotions that Looking for Alaska brings, because although the book is quite short, it is one of the best books I have read and I would recommend it to everyone.

    Aug 27, 2014 Read full review
  • The book is so well written and hilarious but also heart-breaking at the same time. The characters are so interesting and well presented, it's almost like they're real. I would recommend this book to anybody who loves reading as it is excellent!

    Nov 28, 2013 Read full review
  • This is the first book I have read by John Green and would love to read his others. I would recommend this book mostly to girls in love or teenagers into emotional journeys.

    Oct 26, 2013 Read full review
  • With comical dialogue and some of the most identifiable characters I have encountered, Alaska, if nothing else, is a pleasure to read...The humor of the first half is equally balanced by the melancholoy of the second...Green manipulates our emotions to drive home philosophical questions about life and death.

    May 02, 2005 Read full review
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