Across the Universe

TitleAcross the Universe
Year for Search2011
AuthorsRevis, Beth
Date Published2011
PublisherRazorbill
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, US author
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Young adult dystopia. The novel concerns a generation starship, with this novel focusing on the preparations for the trip and the dystopian Earth that they are leaving from the perspective of a young girl.  A related story is her “The Other Elder.” After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia. Ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (New York: Hyperion, 2012), 109-27, and it focuses on the three rules of the starship society, 1. “No differences” 2. “The ship must have one strong, central leader to survive.” 3. “No individual thought.” Sequels include Million Suns. New York: Razorbill, 2012, where serious problems are discovered on the ship; and Shades of Earth: an Across the Universe Novel. New York: Razorbill, 2013, which is set on the planet that they arrive at and focuses on the problems of survival; and  As They Slip Away: An Across the Universe Novella. Np: Penguin Teen Ebook, 2013, which focuses on an additional character.

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2011 Revis, Beth. Across the Universe. New York: Razorbill. DLC

Young adult dystopia. The novel concerns a generation starship, with this novel focusing on the preparations for the trip and the dystopian Earth that they are leaving from the perspective of a young girl. A related story is her “The Other Elder.” After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia. Ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (New York: Hyperion, 2012), 109-27, and it focuses on the three rules of the starship society, 1. “No differences” 2. “The ship must have one strong, central leader to survive.” 3. “No individual thought.” Sequels include Million Suns. New York: Razorbill, 2012, where serious problems are discovered on the ship; and Shades of Earth: an Across the Universe Novel. New York: Razorbill, 2013, which is set on the planet that they arrive at and focuses on the problems of survival; and  As They Slip Away: An Across the Universe Novella. Np: Penguin Teen Ebook, 2013, which focuses on an additional character. Female author.