Turtles All the Way Down Book

Turtles All the Way Down by John Greene

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The wait is over! John Green, the number one best-selling author of The Fault in Our Stars, is back. It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward. Turtles All the Way Down is about lifelong friendship, the intimacy of an unexpected reunion, Star Wars fan fiction, and tuatara. But at its heart is Aza Holmes, a young woman navigating daily existence within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts. In his long-awaited return, John Green shares Aza`s story with shattering, unflinching clarity.

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John Michael Green is an American YA novelist and YouTube blogger, born August 24, 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. In 2006, he won the Printz Award for his first novel (Finding Alaska) and reached number one on the New York Times Best Seller list for the last one (The Fault in the Stars) in January 2012.  [u] Life and Career [/ u] John Green grew up in Orlando, Florida and then attended Indian Springs School outside Birmingham, Alabama. John graduated from Kenyon College in 2000, where he earned a degree in English literature and religion. After graduation, Greene spent five months in a children`s hospital, working there as a priest, and during this time was enrolled at the University of Chicago Divinity School, where he never finished his studies. His experience with children suffering from incurable diseases inspired John to write The Fault in the Stars. Green lived for several months in Chicago, where he worked for Booklist magazine as a publishing assistant and editor of works. At this time, John writes "In Search of Alaska". He has done hundreds of book reviews, mainly novels and books about Islam and Siamese twins. He has also reviewed The New York Times Book Review and wrote for the Chicago radio station WBEZ, as well as for National Public Radio. John lived in New York for two years while his wife was finishing high school.  [u] Books [/ u] Green`s first novel, Finding Alaska, was published in 2005 by Dutton Children`s Books. For this book, he received the annual Michael L.

Printz Award from the American Library Association. Already in the same year, Paramount received the rights to shoot a film based on the book, which was written and directed by Josh Schwartz. But five years later, John told his fans that "I`m hopelessly in love" with the film script, but it seems that Paramount is not particularly interested in the project. In 2012, John`s book entered the New York Times Best Seller list as a book for children. Green`s second novel, An Abundance of Katherines, was nominated for a Printz Award and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. With two young co-authors Maureen Johnson and Lauren Miracle, Green is working on Let It Snow, which includes three related stories set in a small town on Christmas Eve during a heavy blizzard. The story that John wrote is called "A Cheertastic Christmas Miracle". On November 27, 2009, the book reached # 10 on the New York Times Best Seller list. The third novel "Paper Towns" was released on October 16, 2008. The book was ranked # 5 on the New York Times Best Seller list, and the movie rights went to Mandate Pictures and Mr. Mudd. Green was hired to write the script. On April 30, 2009, Paper Towns won the Edgar Award for Best Teen Novel and in 2010 it received the Corine Literature Prize. John Green and David Levitan, another YA novelist and friend of John, are collaborating on Will Grayson, Will Grayson. The novel was nominated for two awards: the annual ALA award, the Stonewall Book Award, as a measure of outstanding GLBT excellence as expressed in the YA novel, and the Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production. John Green appeared in episode 61 of the Smart Mouths Podcast discussing "Will Grayson, Will Grayson". In August 2009, Greene confirmed that he was writing a new book, titled "The Sequel," due in 2011. However, he later announced on BlogTV that he had thrown out "The Sequel". His fifth book, The Fault in Our Stars, was officially announced on June 28, 2011, and was released on January 10, 2012. On his YouTube show, John revealed that parts of "The Sequel" have been moved to Fault in the Stars. The New York Times bestseller list gave Green`s book the top spot. The Fault in the Stars was in the lead for two weeks. It became known that the book will be filmed by Josh Boone, and Shailene Woodley will play the heroine of Hazel Grace Lancaster. Today John Green lives in Indianapolis with his wife Sarah, son Henry and dog Willie.

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