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Palahniuk, Chuck

Overview
Works: 314 works in 1,866 publications in 22 languages and 53,080 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Suspense fiction  Film adaptations  Humorous fiction  Horror fiction  Horror tales  Experimental fiction  Black humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Conceptor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Creator, Author of screenplay, Composer
Classifications: PS3566.A4554, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Chuck Palahniuk
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
177 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 18 languages and held by 3,379 libraries worldwide
Overview: The first rule about fight club is you don't talk about fight club. Chuck Palahniuk's outrageous and startling debut novel that exploded American literature and spawned a movement. Every weekend, in the basements and parking lots of bars across the country, young men with white-collar jobs and failed lives take off their shoes and shirts and fight each other barehanded just as long as they have to. Then they go back to those jobs with blackened eyes and loosened teeth and the sense that they can handle anything. Fight club is the invention of Tyler Durden, projectionist, waiter, and dark, anarchic genius, and it's only the beginning of his plans for violent revenge on an empty consumer-culture world
Lullaby : a novel by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
52 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,265 libraries worldwide
Investigating Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, journalist Carl Streator finds the same anthology of poems and rhymes at each child's bedside. The book is always opened to a specific African chant--a culling song that kills when recited, whether silently or aloud. Suddenly, Carl's knowledge of the chant makes him an involuntary serial murderer and he must learn to control himself, then remove all copies of the book from libraries across the country
Choke : a novel by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
77 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,218 libraries worldwide
Victor Mancini, a medical-school dropout, is an antihero for our deranged times. Needing to pay elder care for his mother, Victor has devised an ingenious scam: he pretends to choke on pieces of food while dining in upscale restaurants. He then allows himself to be "saved" by fellow patrons who, feeling responsible for Victor's life, go on to send checks to support him. When he's not pulling this stunt, Victor cruises sexual addiction recovery workshops for action, visits his addled mom, and spends his days working at a colonial theme park
Haunted : a novel of stories by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
48 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,053 libraries worldwide
Twenty-three stories chronicle the experiences of people who have answered an ad for an artist's retreat, believing that they will find a peaceful refuge, only to find themselves isolated and trapped in a cavernous old theater
Pygmy by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
52 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,037 libraries worldwide
Pygmy -- a young adult from a totalitarian state, disguised as an exchange student -- plans a terrorist attack and depicts U.S. Midwestern life through the eyes of a hateful, indoctrinated little killer, in a satire of American xenophobia
Diary : a novel by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
48 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,956 libraries worldwide
Working as a hotel maid despite her dreams of being an artist, Misty keeps a diary as she sits by the side of her husband, comatose after a suicide attempt, which unlocks Misty's creative energies and causes her to paint compulsively
Rant : an oral biography of Buster Casey by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
37 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,914 libraries worldwide
Based on the reminiscences of his three friends following Casey's spectacular death, a fictional oral biography of Buster "Rant" Casey chronicles the violent world of a small-town rebel who becomes the leader of an urban demolition derby called Party Crashing
Fight club by David Fincher( visu )
124 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,774 libraries worldwide
"A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground 'fight clubs' forming in every town -- until a sensuous and mysterious woman comes between the two men and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion"--Back of container
Tell-all by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
39 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,673 libraries worldwide
Hazie Coogan, who for decades has tended to the outsized needs of veteran actress Katherine "Miss Kathie" Kenton, discovers that bounder Webster Carlton Westward III has written a celebrity tell-all memoir foretelling Miss Kathie's death in a forthcoming Lillian Hellman-penned musical extravaganza. As the body count mounts, Hazie must execute a plan to save Katherine Kenton for her fans--and for posterity
Damned by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
25 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,647 libraries worldwide
As thirteen-year-old Madison tries to figure out how she died and ended up in Hell, she learns how to manipulate the corrupt system of demons and bodily fluids
Snuff by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
56 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,644 libraries worldwide
"Cassie Wright, porn priestess, intends to cap her legendary career by breaking the world record for serial fornication. On camera. With six hundred men. Snuff unfolds from the perspectives of Mr. 72, Mr. 137, and Mr. 600, who await their turn on camera in a very crowded green room. This wild, lethally funny, and thoroughly researched novel brings the huge yet underacknowledged presence of pornography in contemporary life into the realm of literary fiction at last. Who else but Chuck Palahniuk would dare do such a thing? Who else could do it so well, so unflinchingly, and with such an incendiary (you might say) climax"--Jacket
Beautiful you by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
40 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,630 libraries worldwide
Penny Harrigan is a low-level associate in a big Manhattan law firm with an apartment in Queens and no love life at all. So it comes as a great shock when she finds herself invited to dinner by one C. Linus Maxwell, aka "Climax-Well," a software mega-billionaire and lover of the most gorgeous and accomplished women on earth. After dining at Manhattan's most exclusive restaurant, he whisks Penny off to a hotel suite in Paris, where he proceeds, notebook in hand, to bring her to previously undreamed-of heights of orgasmic pleasure for days on end. What's not to like? This: Penny discovers that she is a test subject for the final development of a line of sex toys to be marketed in a nationwide chain of boutiques called Beautiful You. So potent and effective are these devices that women by the millions line up outside the stores on opening day and then lock themselves in their room with them and stop coming out. Except for batteries. Maxwell's plan for erotically-enabled world domination must be stopped. But how?
Doomed by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
34 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
"The continued adventures of Madison, the heroine of DAMNED, who escapes Hell and comes back to Earth"--
Survivor : a novel by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
39 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,389 libraries worldwide
Just before committing suicide, Tender Branson dictates his life story and reveals what life was like as a member of the Creedish Death Cult
Make something up : stories you can't unread by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
"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"--
Rant : an oral biography of Buster Casey by Chuck Palahniuk( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
After 21st century serial killer Buster "Rant" Casey dies in a fiery blaze of glory, three of his closest compatriots--a gang of urban demolition derby aficionados affiliated with a group calling themselves The Party Crashers--travel back to his hometown of Middleton to record an oral history of their fallen idol. Conducting interviews with Rant's family and childhood friends and enemies, they compile stories about Rant's fascination with vermin, the plague of rabies he unleashed on the world, the formation of the Party Crashers, and other legends surrounding America's newest and greatest celebrity mass murderer. But the question remains: "Who was Rant Casey?"--
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk( file )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,167 libraries worldwide
When a listless office employee meets Tyler Durden, his ho-hum life takes a dramatic turn as a contender in amateur bare-knuckle street fighting matches that soon develop a fanatical following
Stranger than fiction : true stories by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
A collection of nonfiction writings consisting of essays and journalistics pieces documents encounters with Marilyn Manson and Juliette Lewis, the challenges faced by the author when "Fight Club" was made into a movie, the lives of submariners, and the violent experiences of college wrestlers
Invisible monsters by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
42 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
The career of a model ends when she is disfigured in an accident. Suspecting the accident was the work of her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend, she takes revenge by slipping him a drug to grow breasts
Invisible monsters remix by Chuck Palahniuk( Book )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 896 libraries worldwide
"Palahniuk's fashion-model protagonist has it all, boyfriend, career, loyal best friend-- until an accident destroys her face, her ability to speak, and her self-esteem. Enter Brandy Alexander, Queen Supreme, one operation away from becoming a bona-fide woman. Laced in are new chapters of memoir and further scenes with the book 's characters."--Provided by publisher
 
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Alternative Names
Bālānīk, Tšāk, 1962-
Çak Palanik
Čakas Palanikas
Čaks Palahņuks
Chuck Palahniuk American novelist, essayist
Chuck Palahniuk americký spisovatel
Chuck Palahniuk Amerikaans schrijver
Chuck Palahniuk amerikai regényíró, esszéíró
Chuck Palahniuk amerikansk författare
Chuck Palahniuk amerikansk skribent
Chuck Palahniuk écrivain américain
Chuck Palahniuk scrittore statunitense
Chuck Palahniuk US-amerikanischer Autor
Palagnjuk, Č. 1962-
Palahniuk, Č. 1962-
Palahniuk, Charles Michael.
Palahniuk Charles Michael‏ 1962-....
Palahniuk Chuck
Palahnjuk, Čak
Palahnjuk, Čak 1962-
Palahņuks, Čaks 1962-
Palahņuks, Čārlzs Maikls 1962-
Palanik, C. 1962-
Palanik, Čak 1962-
Palanik, Tjak
Palaniuk, C. M. 1962-
Palaniuk, Charles Michael 1962-
Palanjuks, Čaks 1962-
Τσακ Παλάνιουκ
Паланик, Чак
Паланик, Чак‏ 1962-
Чак Паланик американский писатель и журналист
Чак Паланік
Чак Поланик
Чак Поланік
Чък Паланюк
Չակ Պալանիկ
צ'אק פלאניוק
بولانيك، تشاك
تشاك بولانيك
چاک پالنیک
چاک پائولانیک نویسنده آمریکایی
ჩაკ პალანიკი
척 팔라닉
팔라닉, 척 1962-
チャック・パラニューク
パラニューク, チャック
恰克·帕拉尼克
恰克·帕拉尼克 美国小说家
Languages
English (674)
Spanish (96)
Russian (43)
German (42)
Italian (41)
French (33)
Turkish (25)
Polish (21)
Chinese (15)
Multiple languages (6)
Korean (6)
Romanian (6)
Dutch (5)
Swedish (4)
Hungarian (3)
Arabic (2)
Czech (2)
Finnish (2)
Bosnian (2)
Catalan (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Danish (1)
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