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- DescriptionIt's been decades since anyone set foot on the moon. Now three ordinary teenagers, the winners of NASA's unprecedented, worldwide lottery, are about to become the first young people in space--and change their lives forever. Mia, from Norway, hopes this will be her punk band's ticket to fame and fortune. Midori believes it's her way out of her restrained life in Japan. Antoine, from France, just wants to get as far away from his ex-girlfriend as possible.It's the opportunity of a lifetime, but little do the teenagers kw that something sinister is waiting for them on the desolate surface of the moon. And in the black vacuum of space... one is coming to save them.In this chilling adventure set in the most brutal landscape kwn to man, highly acclaimed Norwegian velist Johan Harstad creates a vivid and frightening world of possibilities we can only hope never come true.
- Author BiographyJohan Harstad won the 2008 Norwegian Brage Award in the young adult/children's literature category for <i>172 Hours on the Moon</i>. He has also written several novels for adults, including <i>Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?</i>, a <i>Kirkus Reviews</i> 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.
- Author(s)Johan Harstad
- PublisherLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers
- Date of Publication21/05/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers
- Weight340 g
- Width137 mm
- Height208 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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