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ISBN-10: 0679314253

ISBN-13: 9780679314257

Edition: 2007

Authors: Douglas Coupland, Douglas Coupland

List price: $22.00
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A lethal joyride into today's new breed of technogeeks, Coupland's forthcoming novel updatesMicroserfsfor the age of Google. Ethan Jarlewski and five co-workers whose names start with J are bureaucratically marooned in jPod. jPod is a no-escape architectural limbo on the fringes of a massive Vancouver game design company. The six workers daily confront the forces that define our era: global piracy, boneheaded marketing staff, people smuggling, the rise of China, marijuana grow ops, Jeff Probst, and the ashes of the 1990s financial tech dream. jPod's universe is amoral and shameless. The characters are products of their era even as they're creating it. Everybody in Ethan's life inhabits a…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Random House of Canada
Publication date: 1/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.98" long x 1.11" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Douglas Coupland was born on a Canadian NATO base in Germany and raised in Vancouver, where he still resides. Among his best-selling novels are Generation X , Shampoo Planet , Polaroids from the Dead , Microserfs , Miss Wyoming , Hey Nostradamus! and Eleanor Rigby , altogether in print in some 40 countries. Coupland also exhibits his sculpture in galleries around the world, indulging in design experiments that include everything from launching collections of furniture to futurological consulting for Stephen Spielberg.