by Val Emmichby, Steven Levensonby, Benj Pasekby & Justin Paul
A simple lie leads to complicated truths in this big-hearted coming-of-age story of grief, authenticity, and the struggle to belong in an age of instant connectivity and profound isolation. Emmich, Steven Levenson, and songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul deliver a groundbreaking novel inspired by their Tony Award-winning hit musical.
Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel
Val Emmich is a writer, singer-songwriter, and actor. He has had recurring roles on Vinyl and Ugly Betty as well as a memorable guest role as Liz Lemon's coffee-boy fling, Jamie, on 30 Rock. His debut novel, The Reminders, was a B&N Discover selection that Library Journal called "quirky, touching and addictive."
Steven Levenson is the Tony Award-winning playwright of Dear Evan Hansen. Other plays include Days of Rage, If I Forget, The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin, and The Language of Trees. In television, he was a writer and producer on Showtime's Masters of Sex and co-creator of the limited series Fosse/Verdon (FX). Upcoming film projects include the adaptation of Jonathan Larson's tick, tick...boom!
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are the Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Golden Globe-winning songwriting team behind the Broadway musicals Dear Evan Hansen and A Christmas Story, The Musical. Their film projects include: The Greatest Showman, La La Land, Trolls, and Aladdin as well as the upcoming live action musical Snow White and original animated musical Foster.
Publisher: Poppy Books
Pub Date: October 09, 2018
Target Age Group: 14 to 17
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