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The Dead and the Gone - A Novel

Susan Beth Pfeffer

Susan Beth Pfeffer's Life as We Knew It enthralled and devastated listeners with its brutal but hopeful look at an apocalyptic event--an asteroid hitting the moon, setting off a tailspin of horrific climate changes. Now this harrowing companion novel examines the same events as they unfold in New York City, revealed through the eyes of seventeen-year-old Puerto Rican Alex Morales. When Alex's parents disappear in the aftermath of tidal waves, he must care for his two younger sisters, even as Manhattan becomes a deadly wasteland, and food and aid dwindle. With haunting themes of family, faith, personal change, and courage, this powerful new novel explores how a young man takes on unimaginable responsibilities.

Susan Beth Pfeffer's Life as We Knew It enthralled and devastated listeners with its brutal but hopeful look at an apocalyptic event--an asteroid hitting the moon, setting off a tailspin of horrific climate changes. Now this harrowing companion novel examines the same events as they unfold in New York City, revealed through the eyes of seventeen-year-old Puerto Rican Alex Morales. When Alex's parents disappear in the aftermath of tidal waves, he must care for his two younger sisters, even as Manhattan becomes a deadly wasteland, and food and aid dwindle. With haunting themes of family, faith, personal change, and courage, this powerful new novel explores how a young man takes on unimaginable responsibilities.
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Susan Beth Pfeffer's Life as We Knew It enthralled and devastated listeners with its brutal but hopeful look at an apocalyptic event--an asteroid hitting the moon, setting off a tailspin of horrific climate changes. Now this harrowing companion novel examines the same events as they unfold in New York City, revealed through the eyes of seventeen-year-old Puerto Rican Alex Morales. When Alex's parents disappear in the aftermath of tidal waves, he must care for his two younger sisters, even as Manhattan becomes a deadly wasteland, and food and aid dwindle. With haunting themes of family, faith, personal change, and courage, this powerful new novel explores how a young man takes on unimaginable responsibilities.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Robertson Dean

Length:

8h 53m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:13


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

33:06


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

54:45


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

26:42


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:03


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

46:15


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

38:35


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

22:28


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

17:41


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

21:12


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

23:55


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

30:43


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

21:15


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

20:46


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

30:45


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

18:43


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

22:56


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

25:08


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

32:53


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

26:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

00:25