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Make something up : stories you can't unread / Chuck Palahniuk.

Palahniuk, Chuck, (author.).

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  • 20 of 21 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Macon County Public Library F PALAHNIUK (Text) 39493107844138 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385538053
  • ISBN: 0385538057
  • Physical Description: x, 318 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2015.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Knock-knock -- Eleanor -- How Monkey got married, bought a house, and found happiness in Orlando -- Zombies -- Loser -- Red Sultan's big boy -- Romance -- Cannibal -- Why Coyote never had money for parking -- Phoenix -- Facts of life -- Cold calling -- Toad Prince -- Smoke -- Torcher -- Liturgy -- Why Aardvark never landed on the moon -- Fetch -- Expedition -- Mister Elegant -- Tunnel of love -- Inclinations -- How a Jew saved Christmas.
Summary, etc.:
"Stories you'll never forget--just try--from literature's favorite transgressive author. Representing work that spans several years, Make Something Up is a compilation of 21 stories and one novella (some previously published, some not) that will disturb and delight. The absurdity of both life and death are on full display; in "Zombies," the best and brightest of a high school prep school become tragically addicted to the latest drug craze: electric shocks from cardiac defibrillators. In "Knock, Knock," a son hopes to tell one last off-color joke to a father in his final moments, while in "Tunnel of Love," a massage therapist runs the curious practice of providing 'relief' to dying clients. And in "Excursion," fans will be thrilled to find to see a side of Tyler Durden never seen before in a precusor story to Fight Club. Funny, caustic, bizarre, poignant; these stories represent everything readers have come to love and expect from Chuck Palahniuk"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Short stories, American.
Genre: Humorous fiction.
Black humor.
Short stories.

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