The 39 Deaths of Adam Strand (Hardcover)

By Gregory Galloway

Dutton Books, 9780525425656, 314pp.

Publication Date: February 21, 2013



Adam Strand isn t depressed. He's just bored. Disaffected. So he kills himself 39 times. No matter the method, Adam can t seem to stay dead; he awakes after each suicide alive and physically unharmed, more determined to succeed and undeterred by others concerns. But when his self-contained, self-absorbed path is diverted, Adam is struck by the reality that life is an ever-expanding web of impact and forged connections, and that nothing not even death can sever those bonds.

About the Author

Gregory Galloway received an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His first novel, "As Simple As Snow," was a recipient of the Alex Award. This is his first YA novel.