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BookCon 2019 Previews John Green’s Looking for Alaska


Hulu hosts a sneak preview of the highly anticipated mini-series adaption of John Green’s Looking for Alaska at BookCon. Join Executive Producers John Green, Josh Schwartz, and Stephanie Savage, along with stars Charlie Plummer (‘Miles’) and Kristine Froseth (‘Alaska’) for a panel at the main stage on Saturday, June 1st from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

The limited series is based on the John Green novel of the same name. It is told through the eyes of teenager Miles “Pudge” Halter (Charlie Plummer), as he enrolls in boarding school to try to gain a deeper perspective on life. He falls in love with Alaska Young (Kristine Froseth), and finds a group of loyal friends. But after an unexpected tragedy, Miles and his close friends must attempt to uncover the truth and make sense of what they’ve been through.

“Looking For Alaska” is the award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 international bestselling author of “Turtles All the Way Down” and “The Fault in Our Stars.” With millions of copies sold, the novel is a New York Times Bestseller, a USA Today Bestseller, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist and TIME Magazine‘s 100 Best Young Adult Novels of All Time. Green was awarded the American Library Association’s Michael L. Printz Award for “Looking for Alaska,” which PBS recently included in its Greatest American Read – 100 Most Beloved Books.

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