Choke : a novel
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New York : Anchor, 2002.
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0385720920, 9780385720922
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Book
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1st Anchor Books ed.
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293 pages ; 21 cm.
Language
English

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"June 2002"--T.p. verso.
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"Originally published ... in the United States by Doubleday ... in 2001"--T.p. verso.
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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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Palahniuk, C. (2002). Choke: a novel (1st Anchor Books ed.). Anchor.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Palahniuk, Chuck. 2002. Choke: A Novel. New York: Anchor.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Palahniuk, Chuck. Choke: A Novel New York: Anchor, 2002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Palahniuk, Chuck. Choke: A Novel 1st Anchor Books ed., Anchor, 2002.

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