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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Homer Library.

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Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library F ISHIGURO 000160253 Display -- Lit Lineup Place on copy / volume Checked out 07/11/2022
Homer Public Library F ISHIGURO 000163950 Display -- Lit Lineup Place on copy Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593318171
  • ISBN: 059331817X
  • Physical Description: 303 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021.

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Book club information from jacket.
Summary, etc.:
"From her place in the store that sells artificial friends, Klara--an artificial friend with outstanding observational qualities--watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass in the street outside. She remains hopeful a customer will soon choose her, but when the possibility emerges that her circumstances may change forever, Klara she is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans. In this luminous tale, Klara and the Sun, Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro looks at our rapidly changing modern world through the eyes of an unforgettable narrator to explore a fundamental question: what does it mean to love?"-- Provided by publisher.
Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, is designed to be a playmate for real children. From her place in the store she watches the behavior of those who come in to browse, and those who pass on the street outside. In conversations with the other AI and the Manager, she remains hopeful she will be chosen. When a possibility emerges that her circumstances may change forever, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans. -- adapted from jacket and perusal of book.
Subject: Robots > Fiction.
Artificial intelligence > Fiction.
Romance fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Science Fiction / General.
FICTION / Visionary & Metaphysical.
Romance fiction.
Artificial intelligence > Fiction.
Robots > Fiction.
Love > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Fiction.
Romance fiction.
Science fiction.
Science fiction.
Love stories.
Romance fiction.