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Sick of his fellow twenty-somethings' smug arrogance, reality TV cameraman John Costa decides it's time to take revenge on the hipsters. Armed with his weapon of choice, a trusty video camera, John points his lens into the narcotic-fueled nightlife of mid-recession New York City. Using the hipster scene to film a mockumentary, he tries to turn his acquaintances' words against them, exposing them as the caricatures of culture he sees them to be. What he gets instead is an education in authenticity. Honest, optimistic and unrefined, The Hipsters scrutinizes the challenges of new-millennium youth culture: what was inherited and what it brought upon itself.
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Tim grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and received a degree in English Literature from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois. The Hipsters was inspired by Tim's time living in the Lower East Side of Manhattan and Williamsburg, Brooklyn, during the mid-2000s, where he was able to study the hipster in its natural habitat. The Hipsters is Tim McAtee's first novel. Tim has previously published non-fiction, short stories, and poetry. He has worked as a media researcher since 2002. The first draft of this novel was written in San Francisco between research jobs during the fall of 2010. Tim lives in Oakland, California with his wife and editor, Mallory. He continues to work as a researcher and a writer.
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 292 pages. 8.43x5.51x0.87 inches. This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # zk1493657178