The Passage: A Novel (Book One of the Passage Trilogy) Justin Cronin

The Passage: A Novel (Book One of the Passage Trilogy)

Author: Justin Cronin
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Book Title
The Passage: A Novel (Book One of the Passage Trilogy)
Author
Justin Cronin
ISBN
9780345504968
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - This thrilling novel kicks off what Stephen King calls "a trilogy that will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction." NOW A FOX TV SERIES NAMED ONE OF PASTE'S BEST HORROR BOOKS OF THE DECADE - NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NOVELS OF THE YEAR BY TIME AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post - Esquire - U.S. News & World Report - NPR/On Point - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - BookPage - Library Journal "It happened fast. Thirty-two minutes for one world to die, another to be born." An epic and gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, The Passage is the story of Amy--abandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions. But Special Agent Brad Wolgast, the lawman sent to track her down, is disarmed by the curiously quiet girl and risks everything to save her. As the experiment goes nightmarishly wrong, Wolgast secures her escape--but he can't stop society's collapse. And as Amy walks alone, across miles and decades, into a future dark with violence and despair, she is filled with the mysterious and terrifying knowledge that only she has the power to save the ruined world. Look for the entire Passage trilogy: THE PASSAGE THE TWELVE THE CITY OF MIRRORS Praise for The Passage " A] blockbuster."--The New York Times Book Review "Mythic storytelling."--San Francisco Chronicle "Magnificent . . . Cronin has taken his literary gifts, and he has weaponized them. . . . The Passage can stand proudly next to Stephen King's apocalyptic masterpiece The Stand, but a closer match would be Cormac McCarthy's The Road: a story about human beings trying to generate new hope in a world from which all hope has long since been burnt."--Time "The type of big, engrossing read that will have you leaving the lights on late into the night."--The Dallas Morning News "Addictive."--Men's Journal "Cronin's unguessable plot and appealing characters will seize your heart and mind."--ParadeBinding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Justin CroninPublisher: Ballantine BooksPublished: 06/08/2010ISBN: 9780345504968Pages: 784Weight: 2.35lbsSize: 9.30h x 6.52w x 1.98dReview Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 02/15/2010 pg. 74Booklist 03/01/2010 pg. 4Publishers Weekly 03/22/2010 pg. 3Kirkus Reviews 04/01/2010Library Journal 04/01/2010 pg. 67Romantic Times 06/01/2010 pg. 70 - ExcellentMen's Journal 06/01/2010 pg. 49Entertainment Weekly 06/04/2010 pg. 123People Weekly 06/14/2010 pg. 61Entertainment Weekly 06/18/2010 pg. 19New York Review of Books 06/27/2010 pg. 17Entertainment Weekly 07/09/2010 pg. 26New York Times Book Review 07/04/2010 pg. 18LJ Top 10 Book 11/01/2010 pg. 1Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 149077 / PassageReading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 50
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - This thrilling novel kicks off what Stephen King calls "a trilogy that will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction."

NOW A FOX TV SERIES

NAMED ONE OF PASTE'S BEST HORROR BOOKS OF THE DECADE - NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NOVELS OF THE YEAR BY TIME AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post - Esquire - U.S. News & World Report - NPR/On Point - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - BookPage - Library Journal

"It happened fast. Thirty-two minutes for one world to die, another to be born."

An epic and gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, The Passage is the story of Amy--abandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions. But Special Agent Brad Wolgast, the lawman sent to track her down, is disarmed by the curiously quiet girl and risks everything to save her. As the experiment goes nightmarishly wrong, Wolgast secures her escape--but he can't stop society's collapse. And as Amy walks alone, across miles and decades, into a future dark with violence and despair, she is filled with the mysterious and terrifying knowledge that only she has the power to save the ruined world.

Look for the entire Passage trilogy:
THE PASSAGE THE TWELVE THE CITY OF MIRRORS

Praise for The Passage

" A] blockbuster."--The New York Times Book Review

"Mythic storytelling."--San Francisco Chronicle

"Magnificent . . . Cronin has taken his literary gifts, and he has weaponized them. . . . The Passage can stand proudly next to Stephen King's apocalyptic masterpiece The Stand, but a closer match would be Cormac McCarthy's The Road: a story about human beings trying to generate new hope in a world from which all hope has long since been burnt."--Time

"The type of big, engrossing read that will have you leaving the lights on late into the night."--The Dallas Morning News

"Addictive."--Men's Journal

"Cronin's unguessable plot and appealing characters will seize your heart and mind."--Parade

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Justin Cronin
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Published: 06/08/2010
ISBN: 9780345504968
Pages: 784
Weight: 2.35lbs
Size: 9.30h x 6.52w x 1.98d

Review Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 02/15/2010 pg. 74
Booklist 03/01/2010 pg. 4
Publishers Weekly 03/22/2010 pg. 3
Kirkus Reviews 04/01/2010
Library Journal 04/01/2010 pg. 67
Romantic Times 06/01/2010 pg. 70 - Excellent
Men's Journal 06/01/2010 pg. 49
Entertainment Weekly 06/04/2010 pg. 123
People Weekly 06/14/2010 pg. 61
Entertainment Weekly 06/18/2010 pg. 19
New York Review of Books 06/27/2010 pg. 17
Entertainment Weekly 07/09/2010 pg. 26
New York Times Book Review 07/04/2010 pg. 18
LJ Top 10 Book 11/01/2010 pg. 1

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 149077 / Passage
Reading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 50
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - This thrilling novel kicks off what Stephen King calls "a trilogy that will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction."

NOW A FOX TV SERIES

NAMED ONE OF PASTE'S BEST HORROR BOOKS OF THE DECADE - NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NOVELS OF THE YEAR BY TIME AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post - Esquire - U.S. News & World Report - NPR/On Point - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - BookPage - Library Journal

"It happened fast. Thirty-two minutes for one world to die, another to be born."

An epic and gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, The Passage is the story of Amy--abandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions. But Special Agent Brad Wolgast, the lawman sent to track her down, is disarmed by the curiously quiet girl and risks everything to save her. As the experiment goes nightmarishly wrong, Wolgast secures her escape--but he can't stop society's collapse. And as Amy walks alone, across miles and decades, into a future dark with violence and despair, she is filled with the mysterious and terrifying knowledge that only she has the power to save the ruined world.

Look for the entire Passage trilogy:
THE PASSAGE THE TWELVE THE CITY OF MIRRORS

Praise for The Passage

" A] blockbuster."--The New York Times Book Review

"Mythic storytelling."--San Francisco Chronicle

"Magnificent . . . Cronin has taken his literary gifts, and he has weaponized them. . . . The Passage can stand proudly next to Stephen King's apocalyptic masterpiece The Stand, but a closer match would be Cormac McCarthy's The Road: a story about human beings trying to generate new hope in a world from which all hope has long since been burnt."--Time

"The type of big, engrossing read that will have you leaving the lights on late into the night."--The Dallas Morning News

"Addictive."--Men's Journal

"Cronin's unguessable plot and appealing characters will seize your heart and mind."--Parade

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Justin Cronin
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Published: 06/08/2010
ISBN: 9780345504968
Pages: 784
Weight: 2.35lbs
Size: 9.30h x 6.52w x 1.98d

Review Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 02/15/2010 pg. 74
Booklist 03/01/2010 pg. 4
Publishers Weekly 03/22/2010 pg. 3
Kirkus Reviews 04/01/2010
Library Journal 04/01/2010 pg. 67
Romantic Times 06/01/2010 pg. 70 - Excellent
Men's Journal 06/01/2010 pg. 49
Entertainment Weekly 06/04/2010 pg. 123
People Weekly 06/14/2010 pg. 61
Entertainment Weekly 06/18/2010 pg. 19
New York Review of Books 06/27/2010 pg. 17
Entertainment Weekly 07/09/2010 pg. 26
New York Times Book Review 07/04/2010 pg. 18
LJ Top 10 Book 11/01/2010 pg. 1

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 149077 / Passage
Reading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 50