Life as We Knew It

Life as We Knew It

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"I guess I always felt even if the world came to an end, McDonald s still would be open." High school sophomore Miranda s disbelief turns to fear in a split second when an asteroid knocks the moon closer to Earth, like "one marble hits another." The result is catastrophic. How can her family prepare for the future when worldwide tsunamis are wiping out the coasts, earthquakes are rocking the continents, and volcanic ash is blocking out the sun? As August turns dark and wintery in northeastern Pennsylvania, Miranda, her two brothers, and their mother retreat to the unexpected safe haven of their sunroom, where they subsist on stockpiled food and limited water in the warmth of a wood-burning stove. Told in a year s worth of journal entries, this heart-pounding story chronicles Miranda s struggle to hold on to the most important resource of all hope in an increasingly desperate and unfamiliar world. An extraordinary series debut! Susan Beth Pfeffer has written three companion novels to "Life As We Knew It, "including "The Dead and the Gone, This World We Live In, "and "The Shade of the Moon.""

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 126 x 174 x 24mm | 240g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CAUnited States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0152061541
  • 9780152061548
  • 11,576

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