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ISBN-10: 0679314253

ISBN-13: 9780679314257

Edition: 2007

Authors: Douglas Coupland, Douglas Coupland

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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

Douglas Coupland was born December 30, 1961 on a Canadian military base in Baden-Soellingen, Germany. He graduated from Sentinel Secondary School in West Vancouver in 1979 and went on to McGill University. He was unhappy there and went on to Emily Carr College of Art and Design. He has said that these were the best four years of his life. He graduated in 1984 with a focus on sculpture and moved on to study at the European Design Institute in Milan. He also completed a two-year course in Japanese business science in Hawaii in 1986.He soon began writing for magazines as a means of paying the bills. He soon started work on his first novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture which…