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Bloomsbury, 2007 - Bureaucracy - 554 pages
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Ethan and his five co-workers are marooned in JPod, a no-escape architectural limbo on the fringes of a massive game-design company. There they wage battle against the demands of boneheaded marketing staff who torture them with idiotic changes to already idiotic games. Meanwhile, Ethan's personal life is being invaded by marijuana grow-ops, people-smuggling, ballroom dancing, global piracy and the rise of China. Everybody in both worlds seems to inhabit a moral grey zone, and nobody is exempt, not even his seemingly strait-laced parents or Coupland himself…

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User Review  - Jeremy Bibaud - Goodreads

JPod was recommended to me by several friends. Coupland seems to have a very loyal and dedicated following, especially from people of particular generations. So when I first bought JPod I was excited ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paul-Jon - Goodreads

I used to love love love Coupland, back when I was a self-involved early-20s douchebag. Now that I am a self-involved early-30s douchebag, I don't think I do? I've put off reading this for years due ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Douglas Coupland is a novelist who also works in visual arts and theatre. His novels include Generation X,All Families Are Psychotic, Hey Nostradamus! and Eleanor Rigby. He lives and works in Vancouver, Canada. For more information, visit

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