Adjustment Day

Adjustment Day

eBook - 2018
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Adjustment Day is an ingenious darkly comic work in which Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society. Geriatric politicians bring the nation to the brink of a third world war to control the burgeoning population of young males, while working-class men dream of burying the elites. Adjustment Day's arrival makes real the logical conclusion of every separatist fantasy, alternative fact, and conspiracy theory lurking in the American psyche.
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2018.
ISBN: 9780393652604
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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Charlea1
Mar 25, 2019

Oh Chucks I love you you never disappoint!!!!this book can relate to what's going on now and what has happened in the past. It's a great read!

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dupree905
Jul 16, 2018

Welcome back Chuck, it's been a long 4 years. No more breaks please.

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IanS_Librarian
Feb 26, 2018

I've been a big Chuck P fan for quite some time now. I even caught him live at the Triple Rock for the "Snuff" tour. His last few books haven't grabbed me like "Rant," "Lullaby" or "Survivor" did.

"Adjustment Day" is different. An interesting take on dystopia, fueled by the concept that there is a cyclical population bulge of males that is alleviated by war. This time, instead of another war, the young men and blue collar folks of country rise up and decapitate the intelligentsia and the leadership elites from their positions of power. Then black and white ethno-states and "Gaysia" are created and a new ruling class is created from the young men and blue collar rebel leaders. Hijinks ensue and it takes a while to sort out who is important to the reader but a worthwhile novel.

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