Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
Tender Branson is dictating his incredible life story into the flight recorder of Flight 2039, cruising on autopilot somewhere over the Paci fic Ocean. He is all alone in the plane, which will shortly crash into the vast Australian outback. Before it does, he will unfold the tale of his journey from an obedient Creedish child and humble domestic ser vant to an ultra-buffed, steroid- and collagen-packed media messiah, a uthor of a bestselling autobiography, Saved from Salvation, and the ev en better selling Book of very common prayer (The Prayer to Delay Orgasm, The Prayer to Prevent Hair Loss, The Prayer to Silence Car Alarms) . He'll even share his insight that 'the only difference between suici de and martyrdom is press coverage', and deny responsibility for the T ender Branson Sensitive Materials Landfill - a 20, 000-acre repository for the nation's outdated pornography.
'Survivor has, if this is possible, even more millennial angst sparking across the sentence gaps than Fight Club' Esquire By the Author of Fight Club
Chuck Palahniuk's eleven previous novels are the bestselling Tell-All, Pygmy, Snuff, Rant, Haunted, Lullaby, Diary, Choke - which has been made into a film by director Clark Gregg, starring Sam Rockwell and Anjelica Huston - Survivor, Invisible Monsters, and Fight Club, which was made into a film by director David Fincher. He is also the author of the nonfiction profile of Portland, Oregon, Fugitives and Refugees, and the nonfiction collection Stranger Than Fiction. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.