Chuck Palahniuk (1995 words)

  • Stephen Van-Hagen (University of Coventry)
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Charles Michael ‘Chuck' Palahniuk (pronounced ‘paul-ah-nik') was born in Pasco, Washington on February 21, 1962. One of the six children of Fred, a railroad brakeman, and Carol, an office manager at a nuclear power plant, Palahniuk is of French, Russian and Ukrainian ancestry. He became a student at the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and worked, during his student years, as an intern for National Public Radio's KLCC in Eugene, Oregon. He graduated in 1986 and subsequently moved between a number of jobs including movie projectionist (anticipating Tyler Durden's stint in the same occupation in Fight Club), bicycle messenger, dish washer, diesel mechanic and (like Carl Streator in Palahniuk's novel Lullaby</&hellip;

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Van-Hagen, Stephen. "Chuck Palahniuk". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 25 February 2008; last revised 29 October 2009.
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=11915, accessed 19 November 2017.]

Articles on Palahniuk's works

  1. Fight Club

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  1. Metafictional Writing

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