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Landscape with invisible hand

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National Book Award winner M. T. Anderson returns to future Earth in a sharply wrought satire of art and truth in the midst of colonization.

When the vuvv first landed, it came as a surprise to aspiring artist Adam and the rest of planet Earth--but not necessarily an unwelcome one. Can it really be called an invasion when the vuvv generously offered free advanced technology and cures for every illness imaginable? As it turns out, yes. With his parents' jobs replaced by alien tech and no money for food, clean water, or the vuvv's miraculous medicine, Adam and his girlfriend, Chloe, have to get creative to survive. And since the vuvv crave anything they deem classic Earth culture (doo-wop music, still life paintings of fruit, true love), recording 1950s-style dates for the vuvv to watch in a pay-per-minute format seems like a brilliant idea. But it's hard for Adam and Chloe to sell true love when they hate each other more with every passing episode. Soon enough, Adam must decide how far he's willing to go--and what he's willing to sacrifice--to give the vuvv what they want.

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Full title landscape with invisible hand
Author anderson m t
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Last Update 2018-05-23 23:09:43PM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Culture -- Fiction, Earth (Planet) -- Fiction, Extraterrestrial beings -- Fiction, Human-alien encounters -- Fiction, Medical innovations -- Fiction, Science fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Technological innovations -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display Landscape with invisible hand
title_full Landscape with Invisible Hand, Landscape with invisible hand / M. T. Anderson, Landscape with invisible hand / M.T. Anderson
title_short Landscape with invisible hand
topic_facet Culture, Extraterrestrial beings, Human-alien encounters, Humor (Fiction), Medical innovations, Science Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Survival, Technological innovations, Young Adult Fiction, Young adult fiction