Who is Chuck Palahniuk

Charles Michael "Chuck" Palahniuk (; born February 21, 1962) is an American freelance journalist and novelist who describes his work as transgressional fiction. He has published 19 novels, three nonfiction books, two graphic novels, and two adult coloring books, as well as several short stories. His first published novel was Fight Club, which was adapted into a film of the same name.

Early life

Palahniuk was born in Pasco, Washington, the son of Carol Adele (née Tallent) and Fred Palahniuk. He has French and Ukrainian ancestry. His paternal grandfather migrated from Ukraine to Canada and then to New York in 1907. Palahniuk grew up living in a mobile home in Burbank, Washington. His parents separated when he was 14 years old, and they subsequently divorced, often l...
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Imgfolklore: chuck palahniuk novel about a gas station clerk who works night shifts and all the strange recurring characters he encounters (he is schizophrenic)
Coldpurp: “the only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open” -chuck palahniuk
Sarcasmliving: if you don't know what you want, you end up with a lot you don't. -chuck palahniuk
Fernitova: on page 19 of 164 of fight club, by chuck palahniuk
Michalskijen: “the one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.” chuck palahniuk, invisible monsters
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Lay His Sword By His Side
 by Thomas Moore

Lay his sword by his side -- it hath served him too well
Not to rest near his pillow below;
To the last moment true, from his hand ere it fell,
Its point was still turn'd to a flying foe.
Fellow-labourers in life, let them slumber in death,
Side by side, as becomes the reposing brave --
That sword which he loved still unbroke in its sheath,
And himself unsubdued in his grave.
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