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Jennifer Government: a novel

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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.... [It] does just about everything right.... Fast-moving, funny, involving." —The Washington Post Book WorldTaxation has been abolished, the government has been privatized, and employees take the surname of the company they work for. It's a brave new corporate world, but you don't want to be caught without a platinum credit card—as lowly Merchandising Officer Hack Nike is about to find out. Trapped into building street cred for a new line of $2500 sneakers by shooting customers, Hack attracts the barcode-tattooed eye of the legendary Jennifer Government. A stressed-out single mom, corporate watchdog, and government agent who has to rustle up funding before she's allowed to fight crime, Jennifer Government is holding a closing down sale—and everything must go.
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9781400030927
9781415950937
Accelerated Reader:
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Level 3.9, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
480L
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"Wicked and wonderful.... [It] does just about everything right.... Fast-moving, funny, involving." —The Washington Post Book World
Taxation has been abolished, the government has been privatized, and employees take the surname of the company they work for. It's a brave new corporate world, but you don't want to be caught without a platinum credit card—as lowly Merchandising Officer Hack Nike is about to find out. Trapped into building street cred for a new line of $2500 sneakers by shooting customers, Hack attracts the barcode-tattooed eye of the legendary Jennifer Government. A stressed-out single mom, corporate watchdog, and government agent who has to rustle up funding before she's allowed to fight crime, Jennifer Government is holding a closing down sale—and everything must go.
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subject_facetCapitalism -- Fiction
Political fiction
Politicians -- Fiction
title_displayJennifer Government : a novel
title_fullJennifer Government
Jennifer Government : a novel / by Max Barry
title_shortJennifer Government
title_suba novel
topic_facetCapitalism
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Politicians