Life As We Knew It

TitleLife As We Knew It
Year for Search2006
AuthorsPfeffer, Susan Beth (b. 1948)
Date Published2006
PublisherHarcourt
Place PublishedOrlando, FL
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

First volume of the Young Adult Last Survivor series. In this volume, a meteor hits the moon pushing it closer to the Earth and causing widespread destruction on the Earth. The novel follows a young woman’s struggle to survive. The second volume, The Dead and the Gone. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008, moves the action to New York City but continues the same themes. The third volume, This World We Live In. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010 continues the same setting and themes as the first volume. In the fourth volume, The Shade of the Moon. Boston, MA: Harcourt/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013, the protagonist is living in a safe community in Pennsylvania, but his ability to do so depends on his continued success at soccer and obeying the strict rules of the community. He violates the rules by falling in love. 

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Female author (b. 1948).

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2006 Pfeffer, Susan Beth (b. 1948). Life As We Knew It. Orlando, FL: Harcourt. PSt

First volume of the young adult Last Survivor series. In this volume, a meteor hits the moon pushing it closer to the Earth and causing widespread destruction on the Earth. The novel follows a young woman’s struggle to survive. The second volume, The Dead and the Gone. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008, moves the action to New York City but continues the same themes. The third volume, This World We Live In. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010 continues the same setting and themes as the first volume. In the fourth volume, The Shade of the Moon. Boston, MA: Harcourt/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013, the protagonist is living in a safe community in Pennsylvania, but his ability to do so depends on his continued success at soccer and obeying the strict rules of the community. He violates the rules by falling in love. Female author.