The Young World

Author(s): Chris Weitz

Young Adult Fiction

Welcome to New York, a city ruled by teens. After a mysterious Sickness wipes out the rest of the population, the young survivors assemble into tightly run tribes. Jefferson, the reluctant leader of the Washington Square tribe, and Donna, the girl he's secretly in love with, have carved out a precarious existence among the chaos. But when another tribe member discovers a clue that may hold the cure to the Sickness, five teens set out on a life-altering road trip to save humankind. The tribe exchanges gunfire with enemy gangs, escapes cults and militias, braves the wilds of the subway and Central Park ...and discovers truths they could never have imagined.


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*Major launch for Atom *Newsletter to 15,000 subscribers *Atomics activity *Social media campaign *Extracts, videos, author Q&A exclusives and more*

Chris Weitz is the director of Twilight: New Moon, A Better Life, About a Boy, The Golden Compass, and American Pie. The Young World is his first novel.

General Fields

  • : 9780349001937
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : ATOM
  • : July 2014
  • : 216mm X 135mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Chris Weitz
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 352