Touched Walter Mosley

Touched

Author: Walter Mosley
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Book Title
Touched
Author
Walter Mosley
ISBN
9780802161840
Intergalactic visions, deadly threats, and explosivestandoffs between mostly good and completely evil converge in a dystopian fantasythat could only be conceived by the inimitable Walter Mosley, one of thecountry's most beloved and acclaimed writers Martin Just wakes up one morning after what feelslike, and might actually be, a centuries-long sleep with two new innate piecesof knowledge: Humanity is a virus destined to destroy all existence. And he isthe Cure.Martin begins slipping into an alternateconsciousness, with new physical strengths, to violently defend his family--theonly Black family in their neighborhood in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles-- againstpure evil. Think Octavia Butler meets Jeff VanderMeer meets Jordan Peele. Expansive and innovative, sexy and satirical, Touchedbrilliantly imagines the ways in which human life and technologicalinnovation threaten existence itself. Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Walter MosleyPublisher: Atlantic Monthly PressPublished: 10/10/2023ISBN: 9780802161840Pages: 176Weight: 0.57lbsSize: 7.40h x 4.90w x 0.90dReview Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 05/01/2023 pg. 15Library Journal 08/01/2023 pg. 68Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2023Booklist 08/01/2023 pg. 45
Intergalactic visions, deadly threats, and explosive
standoffs between mostly good and completely evil converge in a dystopian fantasy
that could only be conceived by the inimitable Walter Mosley, one of the
country's most beloved and acclaimed writers
Martin Just wakes up one morning after what feels
like, and might actually be, a centuries-long sleep with two new innate pieces
of knowledge: Humanity is a virus destined to destroy all existence. And he is
the Cure.Martin begins slipping into an alternate
consciousness, with new physical strengths, to violently defend his family--the
only Black family in their neighborhood in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles-- against
pure evil. Think Octavia Butler meets Jeff VanderMeer meets Jordan Peele.

Expansive and innovative, sexy and satirical, Touched
brilliantly imagines the ways in which human life and technological
innovation threaten existence itself.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Walter Mosley
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Published: 10/10/2023
ISBN: 9780802161840
Pages: 176
Weight: 0.57lbs
Size: 7.40h x 4.90w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 05/01/2023 pg. 15
Library Journal 08/01/2023 pg. 68
Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2023
Booklist 08/01/2023 pg. 45
Intergalactic visions, deadly threats, and explosive
standoffs between mostly good and completely evil converge in a dystopian fantasy
that could only be conceived by the inimitable Walter Mosley, one of the
country's most beloved and acclaimed writers
Martin Just wakes up one morning after what feels
like, and might actually be, a centuries-long sleep with two new innate pieces
of knowledge: Humanity is a virus destined to destroy all existence. And he is
the Cure.Martin begins slipping into an alternate
consciousness, with new physical strengths, to violently defend his family--the
only Black family in their neighborhood in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles-- against
pure evil. Think Octavia Butler meets Jeff VanderMeer meets Jordan Peele.

Expansive and innovative, sexy and satirical, Touched
brilliantly imagines the ways in which human life and technological
innovation threaten existence itself.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Walter Mosley
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Published: 10/10/2023
ISBN: 9780802161840
Pages: 176
Weight: 0.57lbs
Size: 7.40h x 4.90w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 05/01/2023 pg. 15
Library Journal 08/01/2023 pg. 68
Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2023
Booklist 08/01/2023 pg. 45