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Little eyes / Samanta Schweblin ; translated by Megan McDowell.

Schweblin, Samanta, 1978- (author.). Schweblin, Samanta, 1978- Kentukis. English. (Added Author). McDowell, Megan, (translator.).
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  • 10 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville F Sch (Text) 32604060228558 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
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Jennings Co PL - North Vernon SCI/FAN FIC SCH (Text) 30653001435619 New Adult Fic Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon F SCHWEBLIN (Text) 34330513486499 Adult - New Fiction Available -
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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library FIC SCH (Text) 78551000546846 New Books Available -
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Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library F SCH (Text) 70621000227446 Adult - Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525541363
  • ISBN: 0525541365
  • Physical Description: 241 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2020.

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General Note:
English language copyright ℗♭2020 by Megan McDowell. Originally published in Spanish and in somewhat different form, as "Kentukis" by Literatura Random House in 2018.
Summary, etc.:
They've infiltrated homes in Hong Kong, shops in Vancouver, the streets of Senegal, town squares of Oaxaca, schools in Tel Aviv,bedrooms in Ohio. They're following you. They're everywhere now. They're us. In Samanta Schweblin's wildly imaginative new novel, Little Eyes, "kentukis" have gone viral across the globe. They're little mechanical stuffed animals that have cameras for eyes, wheels for feet, and are connected to an anonymous global server. Owners of kentukis have the eyes of a stranger in their home and a cute squeaking pet following them; or you can be the kentuki and voyeuristically spend time in someone else's life, controlling the creature with a few keystrokes. Through kentukis, a jaded Croatian hustler stumbles into a massive criminal enterprise and saves a life in Brazil, a lonely old woman in Peru becomes fascinated with a young woman and her louche lover in Germany, and a kid with no mother in Antigua finds a new virtual family and experiences snow for the first time in Norway. These creatures can reveal the beauty of connection between farflung souls - but they also expose the ugly humanity of our increasingly linked world. Trusting strangers can lead to unexpected love and marvelous adventure, but what happens when the kentukis pave the way for unimaginable terror?
Subject: Virtual pets > Fiction.
Long-distance relationships > Fiction.
Genre: Dystopias.
Science fiction.
Horror fiction.

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