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Life: An Exploded Diagram

November 2011

In the fall of 1962, human beings came extremely close to blowing the world up during the Cuban Missile Crisis. And even though teenagers Clem and Frankie are completely wrapped up in their forbidden relationship, they too are worried that there may not be many more tomorrows left. Neither one wants to die a virgin, so during the final culmination to World War III, they make their own plans for the ultimate countdown.

Life: An Exploded Diagram
by Mal Peet