The Last Book in the Universe

TitleThe Last Book in the Universe
Year for Search2000
AuthorsPhilbrick, Rodman (b. 1951)
Date Published2000
PublisherThe Blue Sky Press/Scholastic
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Young adult dystopia set many years after a worldwide earthquake destroyed civilization. The novel is in the form of a quest by a young man, an old man in a society controlled by gangs from one area to another under a different gang. Along the way, a child and a genetically enhanced young woman from Eden, a high-tech enclave completely cut off from the surrounding area, joins them.

Additional Publishers

. Part originally published as “The Last Book in the Universe.” Tomorrowland: 10 Stories About the Future. Comp. Michael Cart (New York: Scholastic Press, 1999), 9-23 with an “Author’s Note 22-23

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Author Note

(b. 1951)

Full Text

2000 Philbrick, Rodman (b. 1951). The Last Book in the Universe. New York: The Blue Sky Press/Scholastic. Part originally published as “The Last Book in the Universe.” Tomorrowland: 10 Stories About the Future. Comp. Michael Cart (New York: Scholastic Press, 1999), 9-23 with an “Author’s Note 22-23. PSt

Young adult dystopia set many years after a worldwide earthquake destroyed civilization. The novel is in the form of a quest by a young man, an old man in a society controlled by gangs from one area to another under a different gang. Along the way, a child and a genetically enhanced young woman from Eden, a high-tech enclave completely cut off from the surrounding area, joins them.