Me And Earl And The Dying Girl (Revised Edition)

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The book that inspired the hit film!

Sundance U.S. Dramatic Audience Award
Sundance Grand Jury Prize

This is the funniest book youll ever read about death.

It is a universally acknowledged truth that high school sucks. But on the first day of his senior year, Greg Gaines thinks hes figured it out. The answer to the basic existential question: How is it possible to exist in a place that sucks so bad? His strategy: remain at the periphery at all times. Keep an insanely low profile. Make mediocre films with the one person who is even sort of his friend, Earl.
This plan works for exactly eight hours. Then Gregs mom forces him to become friends with a girl who has cancer. This brings about the destruction of Gregs entire life.
Fiercely funny, honest, heart-breakingthis is an unforgettable novel from a bright talent, now also a film that critics are calling a touchstone for its generation and an instant classic.
Also available from Jesse Andrews, The Haters.

One need only look at the chapter titles (Lets Just Get This Embarrassing Chapter Out of the Way) to know that this is one funny book.
Booklist, starred review

Though this novel begs inevitable thematic comparisons to John Green's The Fault in Our Stars (2011), it stands on its own in inventiveness, humor and heart.
Kirkus Reviews, starred review

New York Times bestseller!

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