Cantitate/Preț
Produs

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

De (autor)
Notă Books Express:  4.00 · o notă  
Notă GoodReads:
en Limba Engleză Carte Hardback – February 2012 – vârsta de la 12 ani

Vezi toate premiile Carte premiată

A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Saenz.
Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be."
Citește tot Restrânge
Toate formatele și edițiile
Toate formatele și edițiile Preț Express
Carte Paperback (1) 3789 lei  Economic 14-26 zile +2069 lei  5-7 zile
  Simon & Schuster – 14 Aug 2014 3789 lei  Economic 14-26 zile +2069 lei  5-7 zile
Carte Hardback (1) 11089 lei  Economic 2-4 săpt. +1182 lei  8-14 zile
  Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers – February 2012 11089 lei  Economic 2-4 săpt. +1182 lei  8-14 zile
CD-Audio (1) 12815 lei  Economic 2-4 săpt. +1322 lei  8-14 zile
  Simon & Schuster Audio – 09 Apr 2013 12815 lei  Economic 2-4 săpt. +1322 lei  8-14 zile

Preț: 11089 lei

Puncte Express: 166

Preț estimativ în valută:
2297 2736$ 2027£

Carte disponibilă

Livrare economică 06-20 octombrie
Livrare express 30 septembrie-06 octombrie pentru 2181 lei

Preluare comenzi: 021 569.72.76

Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781442408920
ISBN-10: 1442408928
Pagini: 359
Dimensiuni: 142 x 211 x 36 mm
Greutate: 0.43 kg
Editura: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Recenzii

“Benjamin Alire Saenz is a writer with a sidewinder punch. Spare sentences connect resonant moments, and then he knocks you down with emotional truth. The story of Ari and Dante’s friendship widens and twists like a river, revealing truths about how hard love is, how family supports us, and how painfully deep you have to go to uncover an authentic self.”
* "Authentic teen and Latino dialogue should make it a popular choice."
* "Meticulous pacing and finely nuanced characters underpin the author's gift for affecting prose that illuminates the struggles within relationships."
"Sáenez writes toward the end of the novel that “to be careful with people and words was a rare and beautiful thing.” And that’s exactly what Sáenez does—he treats his characters carefully, giving them space and time to find their place in the world, and to find each other...those struggling with their own sexuality may find it to be a thought-provoking read."
"Sáenz has written the greater love story, for his is the story of loving one’s self, of love between parents and children, and of the love that builds communities, in addition to the deepening love between two friends."
"Ari’s first-person narrative—poetic, philosophical, honest—skillfully develops the relationship between the two boys from friendship to romance."
"Primarily a character- and relationship-driven novel, written with patient and lyrical prose that explores the boys’ emotional lives with butterfly-wing delicacy."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Sáenz is a master at capturing the conversation of teens with each other and with the adults in their lives."
"This book took my breath away. What gorgeous writing, and what a story! I loved both these boys. And their parents! Don't we all wish we had parents like theirs? The ending - and the way it unfolded - was so satisfying. I could go on and on...suffice it to say I will be highly recommending it to one and all. I'm sure I'll reread it myself at some point. I hated having it end."
"I’m absolutely blown away. This is Saenz's best work by far...It’s a beautiful story, so beautifully told and so psychologically acute! Both Ari and Dante are simply great characters who will live on in my memory. Everything about the book is absolutely pitch perfect...It’s already my favorite book of the year!"

Premii