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Coupland, Douglas

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Generation X : tales for an accelerated culture by Douglas Coupland( Book )

58 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three twenty-something young adults, working at low-paying, no-future jobs, tell one another modern tales of love and death
Eleanor Rigby : a novel by Douglas Coupland( Book )

49 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz Dunn has little to keep her going until a strange young man named Jeremy arrives in her life, upsetting her routine and triggering events that take Liz around the world, into danger, and for the first time, within reach of happiness
Microserfs by Douglas Coupland( Book )

91 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 13 languages and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young people working for Microsoft decide to make a bid for freedom by founding their own software company. The novel--narrated as an online journal by the ups and downs of raising money for a new business. By the author of Generation X
The gum thief : a novel by Douglas Coupland( Book )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of several months, two retail workers at an office supply superstore--Roger, a divorced, middle aged "aisles associate" at Staples, and his young co-worker, Bethany, an early twenty-something, former Goth--strike up a unique epistolary friendship
Generation A by Douglas Coupland( Book )

47 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Generation A is set in the near future in a world where bees are extinct, until five unconnected people all around the world -- in the United States, Canada, France, New Zealand, and Sri Lanka -- are all stung. Their shared experience unites them in ways they never could have imagined. Generation A mirrors Coupland's debut novel, 1991's Generation X. It explores new ways of storytelling in a digital world. Like much of Coupland's writing, it occupies the perplexing hinterland between optimism about the future and everyday apocalyptic paranoia. Imaginative, inventive, and fantastically entertaining, Generation A is his most ambitious work to date."--Jacket
JPod : a novel by Douglas Coupland( Book )

53 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: JPod, Douglas Coupland's most acclaimed novel to date, is a lethal joyride into today's new breed of tech worker. Ethan Jarlewski and five co-workers whose surnames begin with "J" are bureaucratically marooned in jPod, a no-escape architectural limbo on the fringes of a massive Vancouver game design company. The jPodders wage daily battle against the demands of a boneheaded marketing staff, who daily torture employees with idiotic changes to already idiotic games. Meanwhile, Ethan's personal life is shaped (or twisted) by phenomena as disparate as Hollywood, marijuana grow-ops, people-smuggling, ballroom dancing, and the rise of China. JPod's universe is amoral, shameless, and dizzyingly fast-paced like our own
All families are psychotic : a novel by Douglas Coupland( Book )

66 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is the year 2001 and the Drummond family, reunited for the first time in years, has gathered near Cape Canaveral to watch the launch into space of their beloved daughter and sister, Sarah. Against the Technicolor of unreality of Florida's finest tourist attractions, the Drummonds and their intimates manage to stumble into every illicit activity under the tropical sun, kidnapping, blackmail, gunplay, and black market negotiations, to name a few." -- Jacket
Girlfriend in a coma by Douglas Coupland( Book )

66 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 15 languages and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New Age novel on a Vancouver woman who falls into a coma which lasts nearly two decades. The novel traces the impact on her family, especially on her boyfriend and a daughter she gave birth to just before the coma. By the author of Life after God
Miss Wyoming by Douglas Coupland( Book )

46 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former beauty pageant contender and a movie producer both give up their successful lives after brushes with death and travel through California seeking love
Hey Nostradamus! : a novel by Douglas Coupland( Book )

44 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1988, an episode of teenage violence transforms a suburban community, as parents try to cope with the discovery of their children's underground world and the survivors deal with their painful memories of what happened
Shampoo planet by Douglas Coupland( Book )

61 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite their differing values, Tyler Johnson, an ambitious hotel management student, tries to console his mother, a former hippie, when Dan, his land-developer stepfather, decides to get a divorce
Worst. person. ever. by Douglas Coupland( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Worst. Person. Ever. is a deeply unworthy book about a dreadful human being with absolutely no redeeming social value. Raymond Gunt, in the words of the author, is a living, walking, talking, hot steaming pile of pure id
Life after God by Douglas Coupland( Book )

58 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories analyzing the problems of the baby boom generation: boredom, conformity, drugs, promiscuity, aids and the death of God. The general picture is of people fast becoming the kind of people they made fun of
PlayerOne : what is to become of us : a novel in five hours by Douglas Coupland( Book )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of five people caught inside an airport cocktail lounge during a global disaster
Polaroids from the Dead by Douglas Coupland( Book )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wide variety of stories and personal 'postcards' about the pivotal people and places that have defined our modern lives ... a skillful combination of stories, fact and fiction--keen outtakes on life in the late twentieth century, exploring the recent past and a society obsessed with celebrity, crime and death."--Jacket
Marshall McLuhan : you know nothing of my work! by Douglas Coupland( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the life and career of the social theorist best known for the quotation, "The medium is the message," who helped shape the culture of the 1960s and predicted the future of television and the rise of the Internet
Marshall McLuhan by Douglas Coupland( Book )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doug Coupland, a celebrated child of McLuhan, portrays and interprets the world-famous communications guru's life and achievements
X shi dai : su cheng wen hua de gu shi by Douglas Coupland( Book )

75 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 21 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of earthquakes : a guide to the extreme present by Shumon Basar( Book )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and German and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly provocative, mindbending, beautifully designed, and visionary look at the landscape of our rapidly evolving digital era. 50 years after Marshall McLuhan's ground breaking book on the influence of technology on culture in The Medium is the Massage, Basar, Coupland and Obrist extend the analysis to today, touring the world that's redefined by the Internet, decoding and explaining what they call the 'extreme present'
Fred Herzog : photographs by Fred Herzog( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of early color and urban street photography by Fred Herzog
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Generation X : tales for an accelerated culture
Alternative Names
Coupland, D.

Coupland, Doug.

Coupland, Doug 1961-

Coupland, Douglas 1961-

Coupland, Douglas Campbell

Coupland, Douglas Campbell 1961-

Douglas Coupland

Douglas Coupland Canadees schrijver

Douglas Coupland Canadian novelist, short story writer, playwright, and graphic designer

Douglas Coupland canadisk skribent

Douglas Coupland kanadensisk frfattare

Douglas Coupland kanadischer Schriftsteller und Knstler

Douglas Coupland kanadisk skribent

Douglas Coupland scrittore canadese

Duqlas Kouplend

Koplends, Duglass 1961-

Дуглас Коупленд

Дъглас Копланд

Коупленд, Дуглас канадский писатель

דאגלס קופלנד

داگلاس کپلند نویسنده کانادایی

クープランド, ダグラス

クープランド, ダグラス キャンベル


Eleanor Rigby : a novelMicroserfsThe gum thief : a novelGeneration AJPod : a novelAll families are psychotic : a novelGirlfriend in a comaMiss Wyoming