172 Hours on the Moon

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Product Details

Price
$10.99
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 1.2 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316182898

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About the Author

Johan Harstad won the 2008 Norwegian Brage Award in the young adult/children's literature category for 172 Hours on the Moon. He has also written several novels for adults, including Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?, a Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2011 book, which has been published in thirteen countries; four plays; a collection of short stories; and a prose collection. He has been described as one of the most important [Scandinavian] authors to emerge in the early years of this century. He lives in Oslo, Norway.

Reviews

A 2013 YALSA Teens Top Ten NomineeDagbaldet's Best Norwegian YA Novel of All Time
"Scandinavian thriller meets sci-fi horror movie."--VOYA
"This irresistible premise is often intoxicating and occasionally downright terrifying.... pretty darn effective."--Booklist
"Imaginative.... Well-crafted suspense.... Interesting and original."--Kirkus Reviews
"Harstad combines the perfectly paced creepiness of classic Twilight Zone episodes with Battlestar Galactica's chilling portrayal of the vast, unknowable emptiness of space."--Romantic Times
"Creepy and bleak, Harstad's story is both psychologically and atmospherically disturbing."--Publishers Weekly
"Original, creepy, intense... 172 Hours is page-turning sci-fi that will stay with readers long after the shocking and heartbreaking conclusion."--School Library Journal
"A fascinating, suspense-filled novel that keeps the reader guessing until the end."--Library Media Connection