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Anchor, Aug 26, 2008 - Fiction - 293 pages
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Soon to be a major motion picture, "Choke" is the story of a man's need to pay for elder care for his mother. His solution is an ingenious scam: he pretends to choke on his food in upscale restaurants, allowing himself to be saved by diners who, feeling responsible, go on to send checks to support him.

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A masterpiece!

User Review  - Anonymous - Borders

This book changed the way I view literature. Many people may not agree with my review, but this is just my experience of the book and you are entitled to your own opinion. First of all, I'd like to ... Read full review

Funny and Disturbing

User Review  - ayam - Borders

Awesome read! I laughed, made disgusted faces, a little saddened and weirded out. That is a lot of emotions for one book. This was my first Chuck Palahniuk book and it will not be my last. His writing ... Read full review


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About the author (2008)

Chuck Palahniuk’s four other novels are the bestselling Fight Club, which was made into a film by director David Fincher, Survivor, Invisible Monsters, and Choke. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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