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The fault in our stars, John Green

Label
The fault in our stars
Title
The fault in our stars
Statement of responsibility
John Green
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life. Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten
  • According to author John Green, The Fault In Our Stars was inspired by his friendship with Esther Earl, who "redefined the process of dying young for me." (December 2012 Good Reads interview, http://www.goodreads.com/interviews/show/828.John_Green). He cautions his readers not to take the novel too literally however, stating that he doesn't "want people conflating Esther with Hazel (they're very different), and it's extremely important to me that I not claim to be telling Esther's story. Esther's story belongs to Esther and to her family." (John Green's tumblr, August 2, 2012 http://fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com/post/28557373623/everybody-was-told-to-make-a-funny-face-but-i). Esther's story is told in the 2014 posthumous memoir This Star Won't Go Out : the Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Young Adult
LC call number
  • PZ7.G8233
  • PS3607.R432928
LC item number
  • Fau 2012
  • F38 2012
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.5
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The fault in our stars, John Green
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9780142424179
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011045783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2154130
  • (OCoLC)738336589
  • (OCoLC)ocn738336589
  • 1743936
  • 2154130
  • 3253668
Label
The fault in our stars, John Green
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9780142424179
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011045783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2154130
  • (OCoLC)738336589
  • (OCoLC)ocn738336589
  • 1743936
  • 2154130
  • 3253668

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