The Dead and the Gone (Life As We Knew It Series #2) (Paperback)

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The Dead and the Gone (Life As We Knew It Series #2) (Paperback)


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Best-selling author, Susan Beth Pfeffer, delivers a riveting companion to Life As We Knew It in this enthralling tale that follows seventeen-year-old Alex Morales as he fights to survive in the aftermath of apocalyptic events in New York City.

Alex Morales is an average high schooler focused on his after-school job, helping his dad out with building superintendent responsibilities, and getting good grades so he can make it into an Ivy League college. But when the moon alters its gravitational pull and catastrophic events ensue, everything changes. Now, he has to care for his younger sisters, decide whether it’s ethical to rob the dead, and keep the hope alive that their lost parents will return. Bone-chilling and harrowing, Susan Beth Pfeffer investigates what it takes to survive when the odds are stacked against you in this captivating story about sacrifice and humanity.

Susan Beth Pfeffer is the author of many books for teens, including the New York Times best-selling novel Life As We Knew It, which was nominated for several state awards, and its companion books, The Dead and the Gone, This World We Live In, and The Shade of the Moon. She lives in Middletown, New York.

Product Details ISBN: 9780547258553
ISBN-10: 0547258550
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: January 18th, 2010
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: Life As We Knew It Series

* "As riveting as Life as We Knew It and even grittier. . . . The powerful images and wrenching tragedies will haunt readers."—Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Everything Pfeffer writes about seems wrenchingly plausible."—Booklist, starred review "Incredibly engaging."—Kirkus Reviews