Foto dell'editore

lost trademark

R C Savoie

Editore: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015
ISBN 10: 151682296X / ISBN 13: 9781516822966
Nuovi / Soft cover / Quantità: 1
Da Book Deals (Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro
Aggiungere al carrello
Prezzo consigliato:
Prezzo: EUR 49,18
Convertire valuta
Spedizione: EUR 0,00
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Lista dei preferiti


Dati bibliografici

Titolo: lost trademark

Casa editrice: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Data di pubblicazione: 2015

Legatura: Soft cover

Condizione libro: New


Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_151682296X

Su questo libro:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads):
3,4 valutazione media
(5 valutazioni)

Riassunto: In the publicity stunt of the century, the small but ambitious company Syngularity Incorporated purchases the naming rights to a couple?s unborn son. The company names the baby after itself. When both parents die within two weeks of Syngularity's birth, the company wins a U.S. Supreme Court battle to adopt the infant, making him the first and only child raised by a multinational corporation. He grows up on the company premises, and eventually becomes its official logo. As Syngularity himself tells it ?

"Since the whole publicity stunt naming-me-after-the-company thing was nothing but the best in creative advertising, and I was now Syngularity Inc.'s legal offspring, the executive board figured why not make me its official image as well? This was the implicit desire behind our relationship anyway, to humanize the company, give a face to the corporate body, the smiling joy of Ronald McDonald or maternal welcome of Betty Crocker."

Narrated by Syn (Syngularity) himself, lost trademark follows Syn's life from his unique childhood to adulthood through corporate towers, bacchanal parties, road trips, celebrity cults, LSD trips, graffiti runs, and campfires with the homeless under a Hollywood 101 overpass - along the way exploring what identity can mean in a world so oppressed by image.

What people have said about lost trademark -

?When DBC Pierre won the Man Booker Prize in 2003 with Vernon God Little, the judges called it 'a coruscating black comedy reflecting our alarm but also our fascination with America'. DBC Pierre is an Australian who grew up partly in Mexico. I remember thinking, 'shouldn't an American be doing this, writing wild, ungainly, far-reaching contemporary satire'? Along comes R.C. Savoie. Problem solved."
- Morgan Meis, The Smart Set, 3 Quarks Daily

?R.C. Savoie?s lost trademark is as poignant, hilarious, and razor-sharp a critique of corporate and celebrity culture as I?ve come across in years. The world he?s created is as frightening as it is familiar, and should be entered with caution. Glass chins stay clear, este vato is dealing knock out blows!?
- John Murillo, author of Up Jump the Boogie

?You want postmodern? How about post-postmodern? lost trademark is alienation with a song and a dance.?
?Tod Davies, Exterminating Angel Press

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Info su libreria e pagamento

Metodi di pagamento

La libreria accetta i seguenti metodi di pagamento:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

[Cercare nel catalogo della libreria]

[Tutti i libri della libreria]

[Fare una domanda alla libreria]

Libreria: Book Deals
Indirizzo: Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.

Libreria AbeBooks dal: 7 maggio 2014
Valutazione libreria: 4 stelle

Condizioni di vendita:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the AbeBooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind
about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link
to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.

Condizioni di spedizione:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.