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About the Author

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 mostrar mais 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 was published in 1991. His second novel Shampoo Planet focused on the generation after Generation X and was published in 1992. This generation was termed "Global Teens". His career has consisted of writing, sculpting, and editing and he also hosted The Search for Generation X, a PBS documentary, 1991. Douglas Coupland has also worked on a magazine called Wired . He wrote a short story about the life of the employees of Mocrosoft Corporation. This short story provided inspiration for his novel Microserfs. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Douglas Coupland

Microserfs (1995) 4,933 cópias
Girlfriend in a Coma (1998) 3,235 cópias
JPod (2006) 3,206 cópias
Hey Nostradamus! (2003) 2,811 cópias
All Families are Psychotic (2001) 2,621 cópias
Life After God (1994) 2,431 cópias
Shampoo Planet (1992) 2,260 cópias
Eleanor Rigby (2004) 2,037 cópias
Miss Wyoming (2000) 1,879 cópias
The Gum Thief (2007) 1,559 cópias
Polaroids from the Dead (1996) 960 cópias
Generation A (2009) 934 cópias
Worst. Person. Ever. (2013) 348 cópias
Souvenir of Canada (2002) 319 cópias
Bit Rot (2016) 140 cópias
Souvenir of Canada 2 (2002) 133 cópias
Terry (2005) 86 cópias
Fred Herzog: Photographs (2011) 41 cópias
School Spirit (2002) 27 cópias
God Hates Japan (2001) 20 cópias
Duane Hanson (2015) 4 cópias
The Gum Thief / Glove Pond (2007) 3 cópias
Komadaki Sevgilim 1 exemplar(es)
Rex Ray: Art + Design 1 exemplar(es)
כוכב הלכת שמפו (1996) 1 exemplar(es)
Survivor 1 exemplar(es)
Super City 1 exemplar(es)
Twenty-Minute Stories 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Four Letter Word: New Love Letters (2007) — Contribuinte — 136 cópias
Disco 2000 (1998) — Contribuinte — 97 cópias
Darwin's Bastards: Astounding Tales from Tomorrow (2010) — Contribuinte — 92 cópias
Slacker: A Screenplay (1992) — Prefácio — 85 cópias
Granta 141: Canada (2017) — Contribuinte — 58 cópias
Paddle Against the Flow: Lessons on Life from Doers, Creators, and Cultural Rebels (2015) — Prefácio, algumas edições33 cópias
Solo: Writers on Pilgrimage (2004) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
States (2005) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
Prachtig weer verhalen (1994) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias

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This is really one of is bests.
 
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Lokileest | outras 39 resenhas | Apr 2, 2024 |
The only thing I remember about this book, nine years on, was that one of the characters built a "hug machine" based on Temple Grandin's design and all the programmers were into it. (Which is... not even that clever or interesting an idea, tbh.) A hug machine sounded pretty appealing to me, though, as did a career in software development.
 
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caedocyon | outras 107 resenhas | Feb 23, 2024 |
Crazy but relatable. Glorious pop culture fest for nerds.
 
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jd7h | outras 107 resenhas | Feb 18, 2024 |
I've really enjoyed some of Coupland's books. But I actively disliked every.single.character. In this one, and disliked the literary device of switching between the different POV's.
 
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jilldugaw | outras 27 resenhas | Jan 27, 2024 |

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Obras
44
Also by
12
Membros
36,893
Popularidade
#494
Avaliação
½ 3.6
Resenhas
619
ISBNs
472
Idiomas
27
Favorito
254

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