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SOMEBODY MAKE THIS INTO A MOVIE - RANT: AN ORAL BIOGRAPHY OF BUSTER CASEY BY CHUCK PALAHNIUK


 

“Chuck Palahniuk, the writer who dropped the world's jaw with his mega-hit book Fight Club, is about to send shockwaves around the planet again in the form of his new book, Rant: An Oral Biography of Buster Casey when it hits bookshelves everywhere in May 2007. If you thought Fight Club was shocking, you ain't read nothin yet.” - College Downtime

Buster Casey was every small kid born in a small town, searching for real thrills in a world of video games and action/adventure movies. The high school rebel who always wins (and a childhood murderer?), Rant Casey escapes from his hometown of Middleton for the big city and becomes the leader of an urban demolition derby called Party Crashing, where on designated nights the participants recognize each other by dressing their cars with tin-can tails, “Just Married” toothpaste graffiti, and other refuse, then look for designated markings in order to stalk and crash into each other. It’s in this violent, late-night hunting game that Casey meets three friends. And after his spectacular death, these friends gather the testimonies needed to build an oral history of his short life. Their collected anecdotes explore the charges that his saliva infected hundreds and caused a silent, urban plague of rabies…

Expect hilarity and horror, and blazing insight into the desperate and surreal contemporary human condition as only Chuck Palahniuk can deliver it. He’s the postmillennial Jonathan Swift, the visionary to watch to learn what’s – uh oh – coming next.
 


Rant: An Oral Biography of Buster Casey
by Chuck Palahniuk


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Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Doubleday (May 1, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0385517874
ISBN-13: 978-0385517874
Hardcover
: 384 pages
Reading level: Ages 9-12
 


 

 



 

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