The Young World

TitleThe Young World
Year for Search2014
AuthorsWeitz, Chris[opher John](b. 1969)
Date Published2014
PublisherLittle, Brown and Co
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Young adult dystopia in which a disease has killed all children and adults and only teenagers are left alive in parts of the world, and conflict among the surviving teens develops. It becomes a quest as a few teenagers combine to search for the hidden cure. First volume of a trilogy. The middle volume is The New World. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2015 in which the cure is found but the conflict continues and the main protagonists, a young man and a young woman are separated. The final volume is The Revival. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2016 in which the young man returns to New York with the cure and a desire to unite the warring factions, but the fighting continues. When the young woman returns to New York, they succeed in bring the fighting to an end. 

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Author Note

The author (b. 1969) is best known as a screenwriter and director

Full Text

2014 Weitz, Chris[topher John] (b. 1969). The Young World. New York: Little, Brown and Co. Public

Young adult dystopia in which a disease has killed all children and adults and only teenagers are left alive in parts of the world, and conflict among the surviving teens develops. It becomes a quest as a few teenagers combine to search for the hidden cure. First volume of a trilogy. The middle volume is The New World. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2015 in which the cure is found but the conflict continues and the main protagonists, a young man and a young woman are separated. The final volume is The Revival. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2016 in which the young man returns to New York with the cure and a desire to unite the warring factions, but the fighting continues. When the young woman returns to New York, they succeed in bring the fighting to an end. The author is best known as a screenwriter and director.