By Hank Green
The Carls simply seemed. Coming domestic from paintings at 3 a.m., twenty-three-year-old April might stumbles throughout an immense sculpture. extremely joyful via its visual appeal and craftsmanship--like a ten-foot-tall Transformer donning a go well with of samurai armor--April and her pal Andy make a video with it, which Andy uploads to YouTube. the following day April wakes as much as a viral video and a brand new lifestyles. information quick spreads that there are Carls in dozens of towns round the world--everywhere from Beijing to Buenos Aires--and April, as their first documentarian, unearths herself on the heart of an excessive overseas media spotlight.
Now April has to accommodate the strain on her relationships, her id, and her defense that this new place brings, all whereas being at the entrance strains of the hunt to determine not only what the Carls are, yet what they need from us.
Compulsively exciting and powerfully relevant, An totally extraordinary Thing grapples with sizeable topics, together with how the social web is altering repute, rhetoric, and radicalization; how our tradition offers with worry and uncertainty; and the way vilification and adoration spring from a similar dehumanization that follows a lifestyles within the public eye.
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