Here's What The Critics Are Saying About The Dead And The Gone
Future Classic- The Guardian (UK)
With its accessible language, rich imagery, and gripping premise, this book will appeal to readers who enjoy a wide range of fiction, from survival stories and apocalyptic tales to heartwrenching coming-of-age novels (VOYA)
Incredibly engaging (Kirkus)
The story's power, as in the companion book, comes from the readers' ability to picture themselves in a similar situation; everything Pfeffer writes about seems wrenchingly plausible (Booklist- Starred review)
As riveting as Life As We Knew It and even grittier...The powerful images and wrenching tragedies will haunt readers (Publishers Weekly- Starred review)
Bleak but utterly gripping...Almost impossible to put down (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
Haunting, heartbreaking and intense- and highly recommended (The Oregonian)
... The Dead and the Gone... will send chills down your spine with its vivid descriptions of tragedy, death and survival (JVibe Magazine)
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I decided to be a writer when I was in first grade and I've been fortunate to have lived my dream.
Among my books are Kid Power, About David, and The Year Without Michael and The Riddle Streak.
My 77th book, Blood Wounds was published in September 2011.
I'm also the author of Life As We Knew It, The Dead And The Gone, and This World We Live In. The fourth book in the series, The Shade Of The Moon, came out August 2013 and is now available in paperback.