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Damned, Palahniuk, Chuck

Damned

Authors: Palahniuk, Chuck
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC019000, FIC060000, FIC052000
ISBN: 9780385533140, Related ISBNs: 0307476537, 0385533020, 0385533144, 0385671105, 0385671121
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 256
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

“As gleefully, vividly, hilariously obscene as you'd expect. . . . Irreverent and hugely entertaining." —NPR

From the bestselling author of Fight Club comes a dark and brilliant satire about adolescence, Hell, and the Devil.  
 
Madison is the thirteen-year-old daughter of a narcissistic film star and a billionaire. Abandoned at her Swiss boarding school over Christmas, she dies over the holiday, presumably of a marijuana overdose. The last thing she remembers is getting into a town car and falling asleep. Then she's waking up in Hell. Literally. Madison soon finds that she shares a cell with a motley crew of young sinners: a cheerleader, a jock, a nerd, and a punk rocker, united by their doomed fate, like an afterschool detention for the damned. Together they form an odd coalition and march across the unspeakable landscape of Hell--full of used diapers, dandruff, WiFi blackout spots, evil historical figures, and one horrific call center--to confront the Devil himself.

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