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Coupland, Douglas.

Contents: The sun is your enemy -- Our parents had more -- Quit recycling the past -- I am not a target market -- Quit your job -- Dead at 30 buried at 70 -- It can't last -- Shopping is not creating -- Re con struct -- Enter hyperspace -- December 31, 1999 -- New Zealand gets nuked, too -- Monsters exist -- Don't eat yourself -- Eat your parents -- Purchased experiences don't count -- Remember earth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COU

Coupland, Douglas.

Summary: "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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COU

Coupland, Douglas

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Summary: "Bit Rot, a new collection from Douglas Coupland that explores the different ways 20th-century notions of the future are being shredded, is a gem of the digital age. Reading Bit Rot feels a lot like bingeing on Netflix ... you can't stop with just one. 'Bit rot' is a term used in digital archiving to describe the way digital files can spontaneously and quickly decompose. As Coupland writes,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 COU

Coupland, Douglas.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COU

Coupland, Douglas.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COU

Coupland, Douglas.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COU

Coupland, Douglas.

Summary: On surviving a plane crash, a beauty queen disappears to live a meaningful life and meets a film producer with similar goals. But their romance is threatened by her mother, who wants her back in the limelight. A satire on celebrity status by the author of Generation X.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COU

Basar, Shumon.

Summary: THE AGE OF EARTHQUAKES is a quick-fire paperback, harnessing the images, language and perceptions of our unfurling digital lives. The authors offer five characteristics of the Extreme Present (see below); invent a glossary of new words to describe how we are truly feeling today; and ‘mindsource’ images and illustrations from over 30 contemporary artists. Wayne Daly’s striking graphic design ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 BAS

Summary: Ryan is a twenty-something uber-slacker who is nonetheless willing to fall into accidental success. After losing his job the same day he is dumped by his yuppie girlfriend, he gets a dispiriting job with a tacky lottery magazine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Independent Pictures 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY EVE

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