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
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
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Title
The universe versus Alex Woods
Creator
Summary
The son of a fortune teller, who was struck by a meteorite when he was ten befriends a grumpy, old widower proves his friendship by getting stopped at the border by customs with a large bag of marijuana and an urn full of ashes
Subject
Genre
Tone
Character
Award
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2013
  • Alex Award, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10185457
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6105.X84
LC item number
U65 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Gavin Extence
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleVariation
Universe vs. Alex Woods
The universe versus Alex Woods, Gavin Extence

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
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