Larry and the Meaning of Life

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Larry and the Meaning of Life

by Janet Tashjian

First Release:

December 2008

Other Release:

May 2016

ISBN: 9780805077363

After losing a presidential campaign and his girlfriend, Josh Swensen (a.k.a. Larry) can't seem to get off the couch. His usual overactive imagination and save-the-world mindset have all but vanished, and his best friend, Beth, is seriously worried. When Beth coaxes Josh into taking a walk at Walden Pond, he meets Gus Muldarian, a spiritual guru who encourages Josh to join his study group as a way to find deeper meaning in life. Josh agrees, but what begins as a harmless Thoreau-esque search for meaning soon turns into Josh's most chaotic and profound adventure yet. Black-and-white photographs.

  • ISBN: 9780805077363
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Henry Holt
    Page Count: 224
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
    Dewey Classification: F
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.4, Points: 6
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.6, Points: 11
    Lexile: Level: 760L
    Genre: Fiction.
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