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The gum thief

Author: Douglas Coupland
Publisher: Toronto : Random House Canada, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meet Roger, a divorced, middle-aged "aisles associate", condemned to restocking realms of twenty-lb. bond paper for the rest of his life. And then there's Bethany, who's at the end of her Goth phase, and young enough to be looking at fifty more years sorting pens. Through a complex layering of narratives, The gum thief, highlights the comedy, loneliness and strange comforts of contemporary life.
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Coupland
ISBN: 9780307356284 0307356280
OCLC Number: 137329972
Description: 275 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Douglas Coupland.

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Meet Roger, a divorced, middle-aged "aisles associate", condemned to restocking realms of twenty-lb. bond paper for the rest of his life. And then there's Bethany, who's at the end of her Goth phase, and young enough to be looking at fifty more years sorting pens. Through a complex layering of narratives, The gum thief, highlights the comedy, loneliness and strange comforts of contemporary life.

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