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Looking for Alaska

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Transcript of Looking for Alaska

François Rabelais
(French: 1483 – 1553)
"'I go to seek a Great Perhaps'"
(Green 5).

Looking


Henrik Ibsen
(Norwegian: 1828 – 1906)
"'On the contrary'"
(Green 11).
President John F. Kennedy
(American: 1917 – 1963)

"'That's obvious'" (Green 18).
Simón Bolívar
(Venezuelan 1783 – 1830)

“‘How will I ever get out of this labyrinth’” (Green 18).
Leo Tolstoy
(Russian 1828 – 1910)

“‘The truth is . . . I care a great deal . . . What they . . . ’”
(Green 36).

for



Alaska


President Millard Fillmore
(American 1800 – 1874)

“‘The nourishment is palatable’”
(Green 47).
General Albert Johnston
(American 1803 – 1862)

“‘Yes, and I fear seriously ’”
(Green 71).
General Robert E. Lee
(American 1807 – 1870)

“‘Strike the tent!’”
(Green 71).
General Ulysses S. Grant
(American 1822 – 1885)

“‘Water’”
(Green 71).
President William McKinley
(American 1843 – 1901)

“‘We are all going’”
(Green 120).
Che Guevara
(Argentine 1929 – 1967)

“‘Shoot, coward. You are only going to kill a man’”
(Green 128).
Edgar Allan Poe
(American 1809 – 1949)

“‘Lord help my soul’”
(Green 130).
Henry Ward Beecher
(American 1813 – 1887)

“‘Now comes the mystery’”
(Green 142).
Dylan Thomas
(Wales 1914 – 1953)

“‘I've had eighteen straight whiskeys. I do believe that’s a record’” (Green 142).
Eugene O’Neill
(American 1888 – 1957)

“‘Born in a hotel room, and—God damn it—died in a hotel room’” (Green 142).
Diana, Princess of Wales
(English 1961 – 1997)

“‘Oh God. What’s happened?” (Green 142).
James Dean
(American 1931 – 1955)

“‘They’ve got to see us’”
(Green 142).
Meriwether Lewis
(American 1774 – 1809)

“‘I am not a coward, but I am so strong. So hard to die’”
(Green 151).
Meriwether Lewis
(American 1774 – 1809)

“‘I am not a coward, but I am so strong. So hard to die’”
(Green 151).
Emily Dickinson
(American 1830 – 1886)

“‘I must go in. The fog is rising’” (Green 231).
Thomas Edison
(American 1847 – 1931)

“‘It’s very beautiful over there’” (Green 221).
President John Adams
(American 1735 – 1836)

“‘Thomas Jefferson still survives. This is the Fourth?’”
(Green 223).
Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister
(English 1874 – 1965)

“‘I’m bored with it all’” (Green 231).
Alaska Young
(American 1988 – 2005)

“‘Straight & Fast’”
(Green 155).


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