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The Cube People

Christian McPherson

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ISBN 10: 0889712514 / ISBN 13: 9780889712515
Published by Nightwood, 2010
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Title: The Cube People

Publisher: Nightwood

Publication Date: 2010

Book Condition:Very Good

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Christian McPherson's debut novel The Cube People pokes fun at government cubicle culture through the life and times of a struggling computer programmer/novelist wannabe. McPherson surrounds his protagonist, Colin MacDonald, with a cast of screwball characters while he toils away at his government job, struggles with fertility and dreams of becoming a published writer. Recycled air, bad lighting and bizarre environmental office policies by day; scheduled love-making sessions and rejection letters by night, push MacDonald to try to write his way out of his cyclical life story. Part tragedy, part comedy--with a bit of horror thrown in for fun--McPherson cooks up a boiling plot and a memorable anti-hero.

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Christian McPherson is the author of Six Ways to Sunday (shortlisted for the 2008 ReLit Awards), Poems That Swim From My Brain Like Rats Leaving A Sinking Ship, and The Cube People (shortlisted for the 2011 ReLit Awards). Christian's new book of poetry is The Sun Has Forgotten Where I Live.

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