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JPod (2006) [Novel]
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Very evil....very funny

A lethal joyride into todayís new breed of technogeeks, Douglas Couplandís new novel updates Microserfs for the age of Google. Ethan Jarlewski and five co-workers are bureaucratically marooned in JPod, a no-escape architectural limbo on the fringes of a massive Vancouver video game design company. The six 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 and shameless - and dizzyingly fast-paced. The characters are products of their era even as they're creating it. Everybody in Ethan's life inhabits a moral grey zone. Nobody is exempt, not even his seemingly straitlaced parents or Coupland himself. Full of word games, visual jokes, and sideways jabs, this book throws a sharp, pointed lawn dart into the heart of contemporary life. JPod is Douglas Coupland at the top of his game.

Original title: JPod
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionTechnologyCyberpunk and Virtual Reality
FictionGeneral FictionHumor

Edition #1: JPod

JPod (2006)
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Language: English

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JPod (2006)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 1596911042
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