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The Resource Fake accounts : a novel, Lauren Oyler

Fake accounts : a novel, Lauren Oyler

Label
Fake accounts : a novel
Title
Fake accounts
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lauren Oyler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • On the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration, a young woman snoops through her boyfriend's phone and makes a startling discovery: he's an anonymous internet conspiracy theorist, and a popular one at that. Already fluent in internet fakery, irony, and outrage, she's not exactly shocked by the revelation. Actually, she's relieved-he was always a little distant-and she plots to end their floundering relationship while on a trip to the Women's March in DC. But this is only the first in a series of bizarre twists that expose a world whose truths are shaped by online lies. Suddenly left with no reason to stay in New York and increasingly alienated from her friends and colleagues, our unnamed narrator flees to Berlin, embarking on her own cycles of manipulation in the deceptive spaces of her daily life, from dating apps to expat meetups, open-plan offices to bureaucratic waiting rooms. She begins to think she can't trust anyone-shouldn't the feeling be mutual? Narrated with seductive confidence and subversive wit, Fake Accounts challenges the way current conversations about the self and community, delusions and gaslighting, and fiction and reality play out in the internet age -- Provided by publisher
  • Ending her relationship with a man who she discovers is a popular anonymous internet conspiracy theorist, a woman activist travels from Washington, DC, to Berlin, where she struggles with increasingly manipulative dynamics in her online, business, and social circles
Tone
Writing style
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10944836
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oyler, Lauren
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3615.Y54
LC item number
F35 2021
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women's March on Washington
  • Bloggers
  • Social media
  • Conspiracy theories
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Berlin (Germany)
Target audience
adult
Label
Fake accounts : a novel, Lauren Oyler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9781948226929
Lccn
2020943095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1181843897
  • (OCoLC)1181843897
Label
Fake accounts : a novel, Lauren Oyler
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9781948226929
Lccn
2020943095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1181843897
  • (OCoLC)1181843897

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