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Girlfriend in a Coma

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ISBN-10: 0060987324

ISBN-13: 9780060987329

Edition: N/A

Authors: Douglas Coupland

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After making love for the first time, high school senior Karen Ann McNeil confides to her boyfriend Richard of the dark visions she's been recently suffering. It's only a few hours later on that snowy Friday night in 1979 that she descends into a coma. Nine months later she gives birth to a daughter, Megan, her child by Richard, the protagonist of this disturbingly funny novel. Karen remains comatose for the next seventeen years. Richard and her circle of friends reside in an emotional purgatory throughout the next two decades; passing through careers as models, film special effects technicians, doctors, and demolition experts, before finally being reunited on a conspiracy-driven…    
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Book details

List price: $13.00
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Douglas Coupland was born December 30, 1961 on a Canadian military base in Baden-Soellingen, Germany. He attended Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver in 1984 and he completed a two-year course in Japanese business science in Hawaii in 1986. His career has consisted of writing, sculpting, and editing and he also hosted The Search for Generation X, a PBS documentary, 1991. His work includes Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, Shampoo Planet, Life after God, and Polaroids from the Dead. He has also contributed articles to periodicals, including The New Republic, The New York Times, Wired, and Saturday Night.