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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by M.T. Anderson

Young Adult Young Adult • 3.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2017

M.T. Anderson's narration shows deep knowledge of his invented world. A tone of menace characterizes hero Adam Costello when a group of aliens, called "vuvv," land on Earth. They soon monetize Earth's culture beyond anything humans have ever imagined, and Adam's family's survival is threatened. Anderson shifts to a romantic tone as Adam embarks upon a survival plan with his girlfriend, Chloe--a series of performances of 1950s dating for the vuvv, who consider their relationship a form of entertainment. Soon, in a sardonic voice Anderson lays bare the truth--Adam and Chloe are hating each successive "date" more and more as their affection is reduced to a survival skill. Anderson provides plenty of vocal variety for a compelling story that dramatizes the social injustice of wealth disparity. S.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2017]

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2017

CD ISBN 9781536685367 $24.99 • Three CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781536685374 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $17.49


Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2017

CD ISBN 9781536685381 $49.97 • Three CDs

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