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The blue, beautiful world / Karen Lord.

Lord, Karen, 1968- (author.).


"As first contact transforms Earth, a team of gifted visionaries race to create a new future in this wondrous science fiction novel. The world is changing, and humanity must change with it. Rising seas and soaring temperatures have radically transformed the face of Earth. Meanwhile, Earth is being observed from afar by other civilizations... and now they are ready to make contact. Vying to prepare humanity for first contact are a group of dreamers and changemakers, including Peter Hendrix, the genius inventor behind the most advanced VR tech; Charyssa, a beloved celebrity icon with a passion for humanitarian work; and Kanoa, a member of a global council of young people drafted to reimagine the relationship between humankind and alien societies. And they may have an unexpected secret weapon: Owen, a pop megastar whose ability to connect with his adoring fans is more than charisma. His hidden talent could be the key to uniting Earth as it looks toward the stars. But Owen's abilities are so unique that no one can control him and so seductive that he cannot help but use them. Can he transcend his human limitations and find the freedom he has always dreamed of? Or is he doomed to become the dictator of his nightmares?"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593598436
  • ISBN: 0593598431
  • Physical Description: 245 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Del Rey, 2023.
Subject: Human-alien encounters > Fiction.
Climatic changes > Fiction.
Musicians > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 4 of 4 copies available at Scenic Regional.


  • 1 current hold with 4 total copies.
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