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The universe versus Alex Woods

Extence, Gavin, 1982-

New York : Redhook, 2014.

426 p. ; 21 cm.

"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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ISBN:

978-0-316-24659-0 (pbk.)

ISBN:

978-0-316-24659-0 (pbk.)

Dewey Class No:

823/.92 23

Author:

Extence, Gavin, 1982-

Title:

The universe versus Alex Woods / Gavin Extence.

Edition:

1st trade ed.

Publisher:

New York : Redhook, 2014.

Physical:

426 p. ; 21 cm.

Notes:

Copyright date 2013.

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.

Subject:

Teenagers--Great Britain--Fiction.

Subject:

Epileptics--Fiction.

Subject:

Veterans--Fiction.

Subject:

Friendship--Fiction.

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