The Resource Plum rains, Andromeda Romano-Lax

Plum rains, Andromeda Romano-Lax

Label
Plum rains
Title
Plum rains
Statement of responsibility
Andromeda Romano-Lax
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
2029: In Japan, a historically mono-cultural nation, childbirth rates are at a critical low and the elderly are living increasingly long lives. This population crisis has precipitated a mass immigration of foreign medical workers from all over Asia--as well as the development of refined artificial intelligence to step in where humans fall short. In Tokyo, Angelica Navarro, a Filipina nurse who has been working in Japan for the last five years, is the caretaker for Sayoko Itou, an intensely private woman about to turn 100 years old. Angelica is a dedicated nurse, working night and day to keep her paperwork in order, obey the strict labor laws for foreign nationals, study for her ongoing proficiency exams, and most of all keep her demanding client happy. But one day Sayoko receives a present from her son: a cutting-edge robot caretaker that will educate itself to anticipate Sayoko's every need. Angelica wonders if she is about to be forced out of her much-needed job by an inanimate object--one with a preternatural ability to uncover the most deeply buried secrets of the humans around it. While Angelica is fighting back against the AI with all of her resources, Sayoko is becoming more and more attached to the machine. The old woman is hiding many secrets of her own--and maybe now she's too old to want to keep them anymore. I
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Romano-Lax, Andromeda
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Population aging
  • Nurses
Target audience
adult
Label
Plum rains, Andromeda Romano-Lax
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9781616959012
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 441409
  • (HPL)291757
  • 441409
Label
Plum rains, Andromeda Romano-Lax
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9781616959012
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 441409
  • (HPL)291757
  • 441409

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