All library locations are closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

Landscape with invisible hand

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description

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.

Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780763687892
9780763697235
154364158
9781543641585
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.9, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 730L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID bd4a23e1-408d-ec55-63ee-e2b38e2eb116
Full title landscape with invisible hand
Author anderson m t
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-24 23:05:25PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-25 02:54:48AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 4.9
author M. T. Anderson
author2-role Findaway World, LLC., Playaway Digital Audio.
author_display Anderson, M. T
available_at_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Richland Park, Southeast
collection_catalog Audiobook, Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Bellevue - Teen Fiction, Edmondson Pike - Teen Fiction, Goodlettsville - Teen Fiction, Green Hills - Teen Audiobook, Green Hills - Teen Fiction, Hermitage - Teen Fiction, Main Library - Teen Audiobook, Main Library - Teen Fiction, Richland Park - Teen Audiobook, Richland Park - Teen Fiction, Southeast - Teen Fiction
display_description When jobs typically done by humans are replaced with alien technology, Adam's parents have no money for food, clean water, or medicine, forcing Adam and his girlfriend Chloe to get creative.
format_catalog Book, Playaway, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id bd4a23e1-408d-ec55-63ee-e2b38e2eb116
isbn 154364158, 9780763687892, 9780763697235, 9781543641585
item_details ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948916|Bellevue - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Anderso|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948924|Edmondson Pike - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Anderso|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948932|Green Hills - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Anderso|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948940|Goodlettsville - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Anderso|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GO||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948957|Hermitage - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Anderso|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948973|Main Library - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Anderso|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948981|Richland Park - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Anderso|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||RP||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948999|Southeast - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Anderso|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SE||, ils:CARL0000687337|FF00151297|Rose Park Middle - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4T675||, ils:CARL0000687337|FF00153445|Overton High - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6F615||, ils:CARL0000687337|FF00157819|Cameron College Prep - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||71181||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00279695|Hillsboro High - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||66435||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00279835|Hillwood High - Teen Fiction|SCI F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||67440||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00279975|Pearl-Cohn High - Teen Fiction|Fantasy F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6G632||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00280114|Antioch High - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||60110||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00280252|Cane Ridge High - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||61182||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00280389|East Nashville Magnet High - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||63290||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00280526|Glencliff High - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||64325||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00280663|Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||69450||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00280799|Hunter's Lane High - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6A452||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00280935|MLK Jr. Magnet - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6C497||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00281071|Maplewood High - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6E550||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00281206|McGavock High - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6D532||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00281340|Nashville School of the Arts - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||62242||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00281472|Overton High - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6F615||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00281602|Whites Creek High - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6I787||, ils:CARL0000687337|QQ00295590|Harris Hillman - Teen Fiction|F And|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||65397||, ils:CARL0000689348|35192050011307|Green Hills - Teen Audiobook|Playaway YA Fiction Anderso|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000689348|35192050011315|Main Library - Teen Audiobook|Playaway YA Fiction Anderso|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000689348|35192050011323|Richland Park - Teen Audiobook|Playaway YA Fiction Anderso|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||RP||, overdrive:4c526c9d-d2a4-48ce-a324-a4c36e1a5a50|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book, Playaway
last_indexed 2018-05-25T07:54:48.712Z
lexile_code HL: High-Low
lexile_score 730
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Playaway YA Fiction Anderso, YA Fiction Anderso
local_time_since_added_catalog Year
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Richland Park, Southeast
primary_isbn 9780763687892
publishDate 2017
record_details ils:CARL0000687337|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Candlewick Press,|2017.|149 pages ; 25 cm, ils:CARL0000689348|Playaway|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Findaway World, LLC,|[2017]|1 audio media player (3 hr., 15 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in., overdrive:4c526c9d-d2a4-48ce-a324-a4c36e1a5a50|eBook|eBook||English|Candlewick Press|2017|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948916|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948924|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948932|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948940|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948957|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948973|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948981|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000687337|35192049948999|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000689348|35192050011307|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000689348|35192050011315|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000689348|35192050011323|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:4c526c9d-d2a4-48ce-a324-a4c36e1a5a50|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
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
title_sub
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