Polaroids From The Dead Perennial Reissue by Douglas CouplandPolaroids From The Dead Perennial Reissue by Douglas Coupland

Polaroids From The Dead Perennial Reissue

byDouglas Coupland

Paperback | January 13, 2003

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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 and personal "postcards" about pivotal people and places that have defined our modern lives.Polaroids from the Dead  is a skillful combination of stories, fact and fiction -- keen outtakes on life in the late 20th century, exploring the recent past and a society obsessed with celebrity, crime and death.Princess Diana, Nicole Brown Simpson and Madonna are but some of the people scrutinized.

Douglas Coupland was born December 30, 1961 on a Canadian military base in Baden-Soellingen, Germany. He attended Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver in 1984 and he completed a two-year course in Japanese business science in Hawaii in 1986. His career has consisted of writing, sculpting, and editing and he also hosted The...
Title:Polaroids From The Dead Perennial ReissueFormat:PaperbackPublished:January 13, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0006392512

ISBN - 13:9780006392514