Douglas Coupland was born on a Canadian Armed Forces Base in Baden-S llingen, Germany in 1961. He is the author of Miss Wyoming, Generation X, All Families are Psychotic, and Girlfriend in a Coma, among others. He attended the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, the Hokkaido College of Art and Design, Instituto Europeo di Design, and the Japan/America Institute of Management Science.
"A groundbreaking novel." --The Los Angeles Times"Captures the listlessness that accompanies growing up in today's info-laden culture." --Rolling Stone"Amusingly explores the more restless and disaffected segment of the under-30 crowd." --Cleveland Plain Dealer"A readable and valid account of a generation that envisions a completely new genuine genre of bohemianism." --San Francisco Chronicle