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Me and Earl and the dying girl

Author: Jesse Andrews
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Greg Gaines is the last master of high school espionage, able to disappear at will into any social environment. He has only one friend, Earl, and together they spend their time making movies, their own incomprehensible versions of Coppola and Herzog cult classics. Until Greg's mother forces him to rekindle his childhood friendship with Rachel. Rachel has been diagnosed with leukemia - cue extreme adolescent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Teen fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Pictorial works Juvenile fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse Andrews
ISBN: 9781742378343 174237834X
OCLC Number: 857543997
Target Audience: Young adult.
Description: 295 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Greg Gaines has only one friend, Earl, and together they spend their time making movies. Until Greg's mother forces him to rekindle his childhood friendship with Rachel. Rachel has been diagnosed with leukemia --
cue extreme adolescent awkwardness --
but a parental mandate has been issued and must be obeyed. When Rachel stops treatment, Greg and Earl decide the thing to do is to make a film for her, which turns into the Worst Film Ever Made and becomes a turning point in each of their lives.
Responsibility: Jesse Andrews.

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A hilarious, outrageous, and truthful look at friendship, high school - and death - from a talented debut author. Film to be directed by Dan Fogelman.  Read more...

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'A stonking read, wonderfully rude, filled with enough wit, verve and audacity to power at least twenty novels.' - Phillip Gwynne, author of Deadly Unna and Swerve.

 
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