A boundary-leaping debut tracing a gifted young map maker’s attempt to understand the ways of the world
When twelve-year-old genius cartographer T. S. Spivet receives an unexpected phone call from the Smithsonian announcing he has won the prestigious Baird Award, life as normal—if you consider mapping dinner table conversations normal—is interrupted and a wild cross-country adventure begins, taking T. S. from his family home just north of Divide, Montana, to the museum’s hallowed halls.
T. S. seeks answers along the road from Divide, but new questions about life crop up, too. How does one map the delicate lessons learned about family or communicate the ebbs and flows of heartbreak, loneliness, and love? Download and start listening now!