Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
  

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Jesse Andrews

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A hilarious, outrageous, and truthful look at friendship, high school - and death - from a talented debut author.

Here is the US trailer of the forthcoming film -

Synopsis

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews

Greg Gaines is the last master of high school espionage, able to disappear at will into any social environment. He has only one friend, Earl, and together they spend their time making movies, their own incomprehensible versions of Coppola and Herzog cult classics. Until Greg's mother forces him to rekindle his childhood friendship with Rachel. Rachel has been diagnosed with leukemia - cue extreme adolescent awkwardness - but a parental mandate has been issued and must be obeyed. When Rachel stops treatment, Greg and Earl decide the thing to do is to make a film for her, which turns into the Worst Film Ever Made and becomes a turning point in each of their lives. And all at once Greg must abandon invisibility and stand in the spotlight.

Reviews

Dead funny... Shows just how much fun reading and writing can be. --The Australian

Hilarious, irreverent, sometimes rude and ultimately very touching. It's a great read and is highly recommended. --Canberra Times

About the Author

Jesse Andrews is a writer, musician, and former German youth hostel receptionist. He is a graduate of Harvard University and lives in Brooklyn, New York, which is almost as good as Pittsburgh. This is his first novel and he has also written the screenplay. Visit him online at www.jesseandrews.com

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Author

Jesse Andrews
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Publisher

Allen & Unwin

Publication date

4th June 2015

ISBN

9781760290450

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