The City of Ember

TitleThe City of Ember
Year for Search2003
AuthorsDuPrau, Jeanne (b. 1944)
Date Published2003
PublisherRandom House
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Mildly dystopian young adult novel of a dying underground city and the struggle of two young people to find the way out. Her The Prophet of Yonwood. New York: Random House, 2006 is a prequel See also 2004 and 2008 DuPrau. 

Additional Publishers

The City of Ember. Deluxe Edition. the first Book of Ember. New York: Random, 2013, includes “Introduction to the Deluxe Edition” (ix-xii) and “On the Day of the Bombs” (277-92) , which gives the background to the establishment of the city of Sparks, the focus of the second volume in the series, and, inside the back cover, a poster. 

Info Notes

There is a 2008 film City of Ember directed by Gil Kenan (b. 1976) with a screenplay by Caroline Thompson (b. 1956). See also The City of Ember: The Graphic Novel. By DuPrau, adapted by Dallas Middaugh, with art by Niklas Asker (b. 1979), color by Asker and Bo Ashi, and lettering by Chris Dickey. New York: Random House, 2012

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Author Note

Female author (b. 1944).

Full Text

2003 DuPrau, Jeanne (b. 1944). The City of Ember. New York: Random House. The City of Ember. Deluxe Edition. the first Book of Ember. New York: Random, 2013, includes “Introduction to the Deluxe Edition” (ix-xii) and “On the Day of the Bombs” (277-92) , which gives the background to the establishment of the city of Sparks, the focus of the second volume in the series, and, inside the back cover, a poster. PSt

Mildly dystopian young adult novel of a dying underground city and the struggle of two young people to find the way out. Her The Prophet of Yonwood. New York: Random House, 2006 is a prequel See also 2004 and 2008 DuPrau. There is a 2008 film City of Ember directed by Gil Kenan (b. 1976) with a screenplay by Caroline Thompson (b. 1956). See also The City of Ember: The Graphic Novel. By DuPrau, adapted by Dallas Middaugh, with art by Niklas Asker (b. 1979), color by Asker and Bo Ashi, and lettering by Chris Dickey. New York: Random House, 2012. Female author.