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Shampoo Planet (1992) [Novel]
by Douglas Coupland Rating: Weighted - 7.1 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (3 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

Tyler is a flagrant pop-tart on the make. Typically reactionary, he intends to earn his millions working at the nuclear plant where his hippie parents protested in bygone years. Happily ensconced in his cosy life, with neat girfriend, smart jokes and shampoo collection in tow, a series of seemingly uncontrollable events snowball, forcing Tyler to re-assess some of his assumptions about life, the universe and everything...

Original title: Shampoo Planet
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor

Edition #1: Shampoo Planet

Shampoo Planet (1992)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Coupland has created believable characters and implanted them in a funny, credible plot" Sunday Times
  • "The best bits of this slickly written novel are its snappy analysis of modern consumer culture in all its paradoxical surreality" Mail On Sunday
  • "He is the global teens' staunchest critic and their fiercest defender. He knows that nothing is ever simple. Read Shampoo Planet and discover a voice that believes hip doesn't have to mean empty, that refuses to choose between style and content" The Face
  • "An insightful, thoughtful and very funny book about dealing with a family and a future when both are in disarray" Tatler
  • "A new age J D Salinger on smart drugs" Time Out
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Shampoo Planet (1992)

ISBN: 0684860201

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