Little eyes
(Book)

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Contributors
McDowell, Megan, translator.
Published
New York : Riverhead Books, 2020.
Status
2 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Shirlington - Recently Returned  1 available
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LocationCall NumberStatusDue Date
Aurora Hills - Adult New FictionF SCHWEChecked OutNovember 9, 2021
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Format
Book
Edition
First American edition.
Physical Desc
241 pages ; 21 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780525541363, 0525541365

Notes

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.
Description
"A visionary novel about the collision of technology and play, horror and humanity, from a master of the spine-tingling tale. 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?"--,Provided by publisher.

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Citations

APA Citation (style guide)

Schweblin, S., & McDowell, M. (2020). Little eyes (First American edition.). Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Schweblin, Samanta, 1978- and Megan, McDowell. 2020. Little Eyes. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Schweblin, Samanta, 1978- and Megan, McDowell. Little Eyes New York: Riverhead Books, 2020.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Schweblin, Samanta, and Megan McDowell. Little Eyes First American edition., Riverhead Books, 2020.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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