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Jennifer Government : a novel

Author: Max Barry
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In Barry's twisted, hilarious vision of the near future, the world is run by giant American corporations and employees take the last name of the companies they work for. Hot on the trail of John Nike, an executive from the land of Marketing, is an agent Jennifer Government, the consumer watchdog from hell.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barry, Max, 1973-
Jennifer Government.
New York : Doubleday, 2003
(OCoLC)606938796
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Barry
ISBN: 0385507593 9780385507592
OCLC Number: 49285531
Description: 321 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Max Barry.
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In Barry's twisted, hilarious vision of the near future, the world is run by giant American corporations and employees take the last name of the companies they work for. Hot on the trail of John Nike, an executive from the land of Marketing, is an agent Jennifer Government, the consumer watchdog from hell.

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Great concept, Good story

by bobrobboy (WorldCat user published 2008-05-12) Very Good Permalink
This is a fun look at the world in a dystopian future where marketing has an even greater hold on the world's economy. The book may not be written as well as it could have been and there may be some editorial issues, but I really enjoy the book's premise.I can't say more here as it would spoil the plot,...
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