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Fugitives and Refugees A Walk in Portland, Oregon

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ISBN-10: 1400047838

ISBN-13: 9781400047833

Edition: 2003

Authors: Chuck Palahniuk

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Want to know where Chuck Palahniuk’s tonsils currently reside? Been looking for a naked mannequin to hide in your kitchen cabinets? Curious about Chuck’s debut in an MTV music video? What goes on at the Scum Center? How do you get to the Apocalypse Café? In the closest thing he may ever write to an autobiography, Chuck Palahniuk provides answers to all these questions and more as he takes you through the streets, sewers, and local haunts of Portland, Oregon. According to Katherine Dunn, author of the cult classic Geek Love, Portland is the home of America’s “fugitives and refugees.” Get to know these folks, the “most cracked of the crackpots,” as Palahniuk calls them, and come along…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 7/8/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 8.00" wide x 5.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Chuck Palahniuk was born in Pasco, Washington on February 21, 1962. He received a BA in journalism from the University of Oregon in 1986. Before becoming a full-time author, he worked as a journalist and as a diesel mechanic. He has written numerous books including Survivor, Invisible Monsters, Lullaby, Rant, Stranger than Fiction, Tell-All, Damned, and Doomed. His book Fight Club was made into a film by director David Fincher and his book Choke was made into a film by director Clark Gregg. In 2014, his title Beautiful You made The New York Times Best Seller List.

Introduction: Unraveling the Fringe
Talk the Talk: A Portland Vocabulary Lesson
(A postcard from 1981)
Quests: Adventures to Hunt Down
(A postcard from 1985)
Chow: Eating Out
(A postcard from 1986)
Haunts: Where to Rub Elbows with the Dead
(A postcard from 1988)
Souvenirs: Where You Have to Shop
(A postcard from 1989)
Unholy Relics: The Strange Museums Not to Miss
(A postcard from 1991)
Getting Off: How to Knock Off a Piece in Portland
(A postcard from 1992)
Nature But Better: Gardens Not to Miss
(A postcard from 1995)
Getting Around: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles to Meet
(A postcard from 1996)
Animal Acts: When You're Sick of People-Watching
(A postcard from 1999)
The Shanghai Tunnels: Go Back in Time by Going Underground
(A postcard from 2000)
Photo Ops: Get Your Picture Snapped at These Landmarks
Preserving the fringe (a postcard from 2002)