Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

Polaroids from the Dead

Polaroids from the Dead( )
Author: Coupland, Douglas
ISBN:978-0-06-098721-3
Publication Date:Sep 1997
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Perennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

Douglas Coupland takes his sparkling literary talent in a new direction with this crackling collection of takes on life and death in North America -- from his sweeping portrait of Grateful Dead culture to the deaths of Kurt Cobain, Marilyn Monroe and the middle class.

For years, Coupland's razor-sharp insights into what it means to be human in an age of technology have garnered the highest praise from fans and critics alike. At last, Coupland has assembled a wide variety of stories...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Rock
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.375 x 7.375 x 0.571 Inches
Book Weight:0.665 Pounds
Author Biography
Coupland, Douglas (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 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.

030



Featured Books

I Was Anastasia
Lawhon, Ariel
Paperback: $16.00
The Sun Is Also a Star
Yoon, Nicola
Paperback: $12.99
The Golden Tresses of the Dead
Bradley, Alan
Hardback: $35.99

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.