The Young and Prodigious T. S. Spivet

The Young and Prodigious T. S. Spivet : A Novel (Movie Tie-In)

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Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet ("Amelie") and starring Helena Bonham Carter, Robert Maillet, and Judy Davis
When twelve-year-old genius cartographer T. S. Spivet receives an unexpected phone call from the Smithsonian announcing he has won the prestigious Baird Award, life as normal if you consider mapping dinner table conversations normal is interrupted and a wild cross-country adventure begins, taking T. S. from his family home just north of Divide, Montana, to the museum s hallowed halls.
There are some answers here on the road from Divide and some new questions, too. How does one map the delicate lessons learned about family or communicate the ebbs and flows of heartbreak, loneliness, and love?"
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 140 x 191mm | 453.59g
  • Penguin Books
  • United States
  • English
  • Media tie-in
  • Media Tie In
  • illustrations throughout
  • 0143123912
  • 9780143123910

About Reif Larsen

Reif Larsen studied at Brown University, and has taught at Columbia University, where he received his MFA in fiction. He is also a filmmaker and has made documentaries in the United States, the United Kingdom, and sub-Saharan Africa. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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