The Resource Worst. Person. Ever, by Douglas Coupland

Worst. Person. Ever, by Douglas Coupland

Label
Worst. Person. Ever
Title
Worst. Person. Ever
Statement of responsibility
by Douglas Coupland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A razor-sharp portrait of a morally bankrupt and gleefully wicked modern man, Worst. Person. Ever. is Douglas Coupland's gloriously filthy, side-splittingly funny and unforgettable new novel. Meet Raymond Gunt. A decent chap who tries to do the right thing. Or, to put it another way, the worst person ever: a foul-mouthed, misanthropic cameraman, trailing creditors, ex-wives and unhappy homeless people in his wake. Men dislike him, women flee from him. Worst. Person. Ever. is a deeply unworthy book about a dreadful human being with absolutely no redeeming social value. Gunt, in the words of the author, "is a living, walking, talking, hot steaming pile of pure id." He's a B-unit cameraman who enters an amusing downward failure spiral that takes him from London to Los Angeles and then on to an obscure island in the Pacific where a major American TV network is shooting a Survivor-style reality show. Along the way, Gunt suffers multiple comas and unjust imprisonment, is forced to re-enact the 'Angry Dance' from the movie Billy Elliot and finds himself at the centre of a nuclear war. We also meet Raymond's upwardly failing sidekick, Neal, as well as Raymond's ex-wife, Fiona, herself 'an atomic bomb of pain'.Even though he really puts the 'anti' in anti-hero, you may find Raymond Gunt an oddly likeable character
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coupland, Douglas
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Men
Label
Worst. Person. Ever, by Douglas Coupland
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
317 p.
Isbn
9780434019915
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780434019915
Label
Worst. Person. Ever, by Douglas Coupland
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
317 p.
Isbn
9780434019915
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780434019915

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