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Generation A

Author: Douglas Coupland
Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Coupland
ISBN: 9781439157015 1439157014 9781439160374 1439160376
OCLC Number: 316028251
Description: 297 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Douglas Coupland.
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"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.

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