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The Resource Earthlings : a novel, Sayaka Murata ; translated from the Japanese by Ginny Tapley Takemori

Earthlings : a novel, Sayaka Murata ; translated from the Japanese by Ginny Tapley Takemori

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Earthlings : a novel
Title
Earthlings
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sayaka Murata ; translated from the Japanese by Ginny Tapley Takemori
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Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
"As a child, Natsuki doesn't fit into her family. Her parents favor her sister, and her best friend is a plush toy hedgehog named Piyyut who has explained to her that he has come from the planet Popinpobopia on a special quest to help her save the Earth. Each summer, Natsuki counts down the days until her family drives into the mountains of Nagano to visit her grandparents in their wooden house in the forest. One summer, her cousin Yuu confides to Natsuki that he is an extraterrestrial, and Natsuki starts to wonder if she might be an alien too. Later, as a married woman, Natsuki feels forced to fit in to a society she deems a "baby factory" but wonders if there is more to the world than the mundane reality everyone else seems to accept. The answers are out there, and Natsuki has the power to find them. Dreamlike, sometimes shocking, and always strange and wonderful, Earthlings asks what it means to be happy in a stifling world, and cements Sayaka Murata's status as a master chronicler of the outsider experience and our own uncanny universe"--
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1979-
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Murata, Sayaka
Dewey number
895.63/6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL873.U73
LC item number
C4813 2020
Literary form
fiction
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Takemori, Ginny Tapley
Label
Earthlings : a novel, Sayaka Murata ; translated from the Japanese by Ginny Tapley Takemori
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Note
"Originally published as Chikyu seijin. Japanese edition published by Shinchosha Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo"
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1181840856
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780802157003
Lccn
2020033625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1181840856
Label
Earthlings : a novel, Sayaka Murata ; translated from the Japanese by Ginny Tapley Takemori
Publication
Note
"Originally published as Chikyu seijin. Japanese edition published by Shinchosha Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1181840856
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780802157003
Lccn
2020033625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1181840856

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