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The Last Human

9781419746970

The Last Human

  • ISBN 13:

    9781419746970

  • ISBN 10:

    1419746979

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/14/2021
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
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Summary

In Lee Bacon’s novel The Last Human, in a future when humans are believed to be extinct, what will one curious robot do when it finds a girl who needs its help?

In the future, robots have eliminated humans, and 12-year-old robot XR_935 is just fine with that. Without humans around, there is no war, no pollution, no crime. Every member of society has a purpose. Everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Until the day XR discovers something impossible: a human girl named Emma.

Now, Emma must embark on a dangerous voyage with XR and two other robots in search of a mysterious point on a map. But how will they survive in a place where rules are never broken and humans aren’t supposed to exist? And what will they find at the end of their journey?

Humorous, action-packed, and poignant, The Last Human tells a story about friendship, technology, and challenging the status quo no matter the consequences. It’s not just about what it means to be a robot—it’s about what it means to be a friend.

Includes black-and-white illustrations

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