5 edition of Jennifer Government found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PS3552.A7424 J46 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||321 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||321|
1. Nike. Hack first heard about Jennifer Government at the water cooler. He was only there because the one on his floor was out; Legal was going to come down . Feb 16, · Even so, one wonders what the real-life lawyers at Nike and various other corporations with cameos in ''Jennifer Government'' will think of the book.
Oct 17, · A wickedly satirical and outrageous thriller about globalization and marketing hype, Jennifer Government is the best novel in the world ever. 'Funny and clever. A kind of ad-world version of Dr. Strangelove. [Barry] unleashes enough wit and surprise to make his story a total blast.' --The New York Times Book Review 'Wicked and wonderful. Jan 21, · Jennifer Government is a somewhat intelligent and thought provoking look at the dark side of capitalism that sucessfully avoids what could potentially be a serious and severe mood setting by frosting the plot in sheer hilarity.
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A wickedly satirical Jennifer Government book outrageous thriller about globalization and marketing hype, Jennifer Government is the best novel in the world ekinanaokulu.com by: 4.
Oct 17, · Jennifer Government is a novel that tries to have its cake and eat it. On the one hand it is an obvious satire on corporate power and greed and the inability of states to control these wayward creatures, on the other the story highlights individuals who by either opposing or aspiring to be major players in this selfish corporatism quite frequently espouse the self-same Jennifer Government book values that got /5.
Jul 20, · A wickedly satirical and outrageous thriller about globalization and marketing hype, Jennifer Government is the best novel in the world ever. "Funny and clever. A kind of ad-world version of Dr.
Strangelove. [Barry] unleashes enough wit and surprise to make his story a total blast." --The New York Times Book Review "Wicked and wonderful/5(). Jan 06, · Jennifer Government is the book equivalent of an early summer big action adventure movie that where Jean-Claude Van Damme or The Rock or somebody explains that "Too Much Capitalism Is Bad" with approximately the same degree of subtlety they bring to the rest of their ekinanaokulu.com you go in knowing that it you're getting an action thriller about capitalism run amok then you'll have a 4/5.
This informative book teaches early readers about the important impact the government has on our lives. Readers will learn about taxes, the three branches of government, voting, and more through bright images and supportive text.
A table of contents, glossary, and index are included to aid in helping readers better understand the content. Jennifer Government is a novel by Max Barry about a Corporate Dystopia where the government is powerless.
Set 20 Minutes into the Future, United States has become a globe-spanning corporate empire including The Americas (bar Cuba), the British Isles, South Africa, India, Japan, and Australia - a recent acquisition where most of the book takes place.
Jennifer Government is a science fiction novel by Australian author Max Barry. Set in a dystopian alternate reality in which a United States-dominated global government is controlled by corporate entities, it focuses on the people working to maintain the capitalist system of the society.
governmentThomas Jefferson, Author's note There are a lot of real company names and trademarks in this book, most in situations you are unlikely to see on the covers of any annual reports.
That's because this is a novel, and the things that happen in it aren't true. Anyway, Jennifer Government is a book I would have liked to read in high school. So there you go. P.S. Hahaha, I totally misled you. Lexicon won the Alex Award, not Jennifer Government.
And Lexicon has sex and death and horror and is quite a lot less goofy than JG, which just goes to. Jennifer Government is the kind of novel that can become a byword–a Catch for the New World Order, a satire both broad and pointed, deeply funny and disturbingly on-target.
Jan 06, · A wickedly satirical and outrageous thriller about globalization and marketing hype, Jennifer Government is the best novel in the world ever. "Funny and /5(48). The eponymous Jennifer Government works for the government, Hack Nike works for Nike, etc.
The rule of capitalizm makes for a somewhat unusual world. Jennifer's daughter goes to a school run by Mattel (making for a Barbie-paradise), the NRA (America's favourite gung-ho gun-group) is an even more significant player in this society, and crimes are only investigated if the victims pay, as Jennifer explains.
Jan 01, · Jennifer Government, Maxx Barry's second book after the equally well-written Syrup, is a fun fast read, interweaving different characters and points of view.
I just loved the book and devoured it in a few days, then went and read ekinanaokulu.com by: 4. Jan 01, · So you have characters such as John Nike, Hayley McDonalds and of course Jennifer Government.
The world the book is set in is definitely in the not too distant future where the world has basically been split into two factions, one led by the USA and then the rest of the world.3/5. Jul 26, · Jennifer herself is a government agent trying to track down the hapless Hack Nike, a white-collar worker unwittingly involved in Nike's latest Author: Stephanie Merritt.
May 19, · Jennifer Government is set in the near future, where global corporations rule the world, the government is a largely ineffectual annoyance to them, and the police and National Rifle Association are guns for hire.
Jennifer is so named because she works for the government – employees take their last names from their employers/5(61). Jennifer Government came out inand it has references to VCRs, talks about cell phones like they're exotic and special, and the networking capabilities in the book are hilariously outdated.
It served as a solid reminder that the book was meant to be alterate-Earth, not near-future. Bubblegum pop-future comedy in which corporations go to war like feudal fiefdoms.
In a move guaranteed to provide the impetus for many a lawsuit, all Barry’s characters have forgone use of their surnames in the interest of renaming themselves after their place of work—so we have Jennifer Government, John Nike, Hack Nike, Buy Mitsui, and Billy NRA.
Jennifer Government by Max Barry. In Max Barry's twisted, hilarious and terrifying vision of the near future, the world is run by giant corporations and employees take. Jennifer Government takes place in the not so distant future, and predominantly in Australia; however, there is a lot of traveling across continents.
Australia is run by the United States’ United Alliance, along with the majority of the rest of the world. ― Max Barry, quote from Jennifer Government “Companies claimed to be highly responsive, Jennifer thought, but you only had to chase a screaming man through their offices to realize it wasn't true.” Books are seen by some as a throwback to a previous world; conversely, gleaning the main ideas of a book via a quote or a quick summary is.A wickedly satirical and outrageous thriller about globalization and marketing hype, Jennifer Government is the best novel in the world ever.
"Funny and clever. A kind of ad-world version of Dr. Strangelove. Barry unleashes enough wit and surprise to make his story a total blast." --The New York Times Book Review "Wicked and wonderful.A wickedly satirical and outrageous thriller about globalization and marketing hype, Jennifer Government is the best novel in the world ever.
"Funny and clever. A kind of ad-world version of Dr. Strangelove. [Barry] unleashes enough wit and surprise to make his story a total blast.".