Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet - 9780099589990

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  • Product code: AJPAT
  • ISBN: 9780099589990
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 14.1cm x 19.0cm
  • Pages: 400
  • Publish date: 24/04/2014

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Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet - 9780099589990

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T.S. Spivet is a genius mapmaker who lives on a ranch in Montana. His father is a silent cowboy and his mother is a scientist who for the last twenty years has been looking for a mythical species of beetle. His brother has gone, his sister seems normal but might not be, and his dog - Verywell - is going mad. T.S. makes sense of it all by drawing beautiful, meticulous maps kept in innumerable colour-coded notebooks. He is brilliant, and the Smithsonian Institution agrees, though when they award him a major scientific prize they don't suspect for a moment that he is twelve years old. So begins T.S.'s life-changing adventure, travelling two thousand miles across America to reach the awards dinner, the secret-society membership and the TV interviews that beckon. But is this what he wants? Do maps and lists explain the world? And why are adults so strange?

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Product Details

  • Product code: AJPAT
  • ISBN: 9780099589990
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 14.1cm x 19.0cm
  • Pages: 400
  • Publish date: 24/04/2014

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