An absolutely remarkable thing : a novel
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New York, New York : Dutton, [2018].
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343 pages ; 24 cm
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IL: UG - BL: 6.2 - AR Pts: 16
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Downtown Reno Library - Adult Fiction
SCIENCE FICTION GREEN 2018
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South Valleys Library - Adult Fiction
SCIENCE FICTION GREEN 2018
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The first to document the appearance of the Carls, giant robot-like statues popping up around the world, April May finds herself at the center of an intense international media spotlight that puts her relationships, identity and safety at risk.
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"In his much-anticipated debut novel, Hank Green--cocreator of Crash Course, Vlogbrothers, and SciShow--spins a sweeping, cinematic tale about a young woman who becomes an overnight celebrity before realizing she's part of something bigger, and stranger, than anyone could have possibly imagined. The Carls just appeared. Coming home from work at three a.m., twenty-three-year-old April May stumbles across a giant sculpture. Delighted by its appearance and craftsmanship--like a ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing a suit of samurai armor--April and her friend Andy make a video with it, which Andy uploads to YouTube. The next day April wakes up to a viral video and a new life. News quickly spreads that there are Carls in dozens of cities around the world--everywhere from Beijing to Buenos Aires--and April, as their first documentarian, finds herself at the center of an intense international media spotlight. Now April has to deal with the pressure on her relationships, her identity, and her safety that this new position brings, all while being on the front lines of the quest to find out not just what the Carls are, but what they want from us. Compulsively entertaining and powerfully relevant, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing grapples with big themes, including how the social internet is changing fame, rhetoric, and radicalization; how our culture deals with fear and uncertainty; and how vilification and adoration spring from the same dehumanization that follows a life in the public eye"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Green, H. (2018). An absolutely remarkable thing: a novel . Dutton.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Green, Hank. 2018. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing: A Novel. New York, New York: Dutton.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Green, Hank. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing: A Novel New York, New York: Dutton, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Green, Hank. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing: A Novel Dutton, 2018.

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