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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Books by Douglas Coupland, Novels by Douglas Coupland, Short Story Collections by Douglas Coupland, Microserfs, Jpod, Hey Nostradamus!, Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, Girlfriend in a Coma, the Gum Thief, Life After God, All Families Are Psychotic, Eleanor Rigby, Polaroids From the Dead, Generation A, Shampoo Planet, Souvenir of Canada, Miss Wyoming, City of Glass, Terry, God Hates Japan. Excerpt: City of Glass City of Glass is a book by Canadian author Douglas Coupland , published by Douglas and McIntyre in 2000, featuring short essays and photographs of his home town of Vancouver , British Columbia . Each essay deals with a different aspect of the city, such as the glass condominium towers which dominate the Vancouver skyline and give the book its title. It also includes the short story My Hotel Year, which first appeared in Couplands Life After God (1994), and the essay on another Vancouver landmark, Lions Gate Bridge , which was published in Polaroids from the Dead (1996). An updated version of the text is scheduled for release in 2009. Canadian-born artist Una Knox produced the majority of photographic images for this book.Titles of the Essays The book is broken down into essays, titled with bold section headings. The essays are alphabetical, with a few artistic insertions and juxtapositions.The essays are:abcBacklot NorthBC FerriesBeads