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Universal love : stories  Cover Image Book Book

Universal love : stories / Alexander Weinstein.

Summary:

"Universal Love welcomes readers to a near-future world where our everyday technologies have fundamentally altered the possibilities and limits of how we love one another. In these gripping stories, a young boy tries to understand what keeps his father tethered to the drowned city they call home. A daughter gets to know her dead mother's hologram better than she ever knew her living mother. And, at a time when unpleasant memories can be erased, a man undergoes electronic surgery to have his depression, and his past, forever removed. In an age when technology offers the easiest cures for loneliness, these characters must wrestle with what it means to stay human in an increasingly cybernetic future, and how love can endure even the most alluring upgrades. In the vein of Weinstein's critically-acclaimed first collection, Universal Love is a visionary book, written with one foot in the real world and one stepping bravely into the future"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250144355
  • ISBN: 1250144353
  • Physical Description: 224 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The year of nostalgia -- Beijing -- Comfort porn -- We only wanted their happiness -- Purple heart -- True love testimonials -- Childhood -- Sanctuary -- Infinite realities -- Mountain song -- Islanders.
Subject: Technology > Fiction.
Human body and technology > Fiction.
Humanity > Fiction.
Future, The > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Short stories.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Covington Branch SF WEINS A (Text) 33126024092839 Display Available -
Covington Branch SF WEINS A (Text) 33126024355939 Science Fiction Available -


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