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The House of Tomorrow Sebastian Prendergast lives in a geodesic dome with his eccentric grandmother, who homeschooled him in the teachings of futurist philosopher R Buckminster Fuller But when his grandmother has a stroke, Sebastian is forced to leave the dome and make his own way in town Jared Whitcomb is a chain smoking sixteen year old heart transplant recipient who befriends Sebastian, and begins to teach him about all the things he has been missing, including grape soda, girls, and Sid Vicious They form a punk band called The Rash, and it s clear that the upcoming Methodist Church talent show has never seen the likes of them Wholly original, The House of Tomorrow is the story of a young man s self discovery, a dying woman s last wish, and a band of misfits trying desperately to be heard


10 thoughts on “The House of Tomorrow

  1. says:

    I could tell you what it s about but it ll just sound weird and you ll think, Yeah, that ll be fun Instead, I m going to tell you what it s like It s basically like if Nick Hornby, Douglas Coupland in his Generation X Microserfs days and Tom Perrotta t


  2. says:

    This didn t seem like a book I d like teenage boy raised in futuristic geodesic dome by eccentric grandmother forms punk band with an angry teen heart transplant recipient But, it grew on me I will admit it took me awhile to get into it, and I did debate tos


  3. says:

    full disclosure i m friends with the author and I m breaking with my never write reviews of friends books in public just because I liked this book so much.first things first, As a YA book, this book gets five stars It s probably one of the best YA books released t


  4. says:

    I usually find it easy to rate a book based on what it s trying to be but I struggled with this one I genuinely love the premise oddball kid raised in the home of an aging wannabe futurist finds an outlet in punk rock Buckminster Fuller research Check Some fun, knowing


  5. says:

    Ah, the power of a good endorsement by that girl Riva Galchen sp and a great price 1.This was a nice little book Which is kind of a dickish thing to say since the book is over three hundred pages, I mean little in the patting a kid on the head kind of way Maybe this is a resu


  6. says:

    The Short of It Brilliant, beautifully written and touching in a way that surprised me.The Rest of It After losing both parents in an accident, sixteen year old Sebastian Prendergast lives with his eccentric grandmother Nana in a geodesic dome Nana, who studied with the infamous R


  7. says:

    Sebastian Pendergast has lived with his Nana in a geodesic dome since he was four years old He never leaves the dome, working the gift shop while his Nana gives tours She has homeschooled him all of his life with the futuristic teachings of R Buckminster Fuller She feels that Sebastion w


  8. says:

    In many regards, The House of Tomorrow isn t a spectacular book It follows a formula that has become trite in fiction The story largely rolls out as most readers would expect from a coming of age story Every time a new character pops up, you can guess the role they ll play Stylistically, The H


  9. says:

    I picked up Peter Bognanni s debut novel, The House of Tomorrow after reading multiple positive magazine reviews I m happy to report that this was a wonderful first book by an new, original voice in modern literature The House of Tomorrow is narrated by Sebastian, an orphaned teenager living with hi


  10. says:

    If your parents die in a plane crash, and the Futurist grandmother who is raising you has had a lifelong passionate devotion to the teachings and person of R Buckminster Fuller, you might end up like Sebastian Prendergast, a quiet, highly intelligent boy living in a geodesic dome on the outskirts of a sma


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