Everything you need to understand or teach Choke by Chuck Palahniuk.
Choke is a novel written by the contemporary American author Chuck Palahniuk. It tells the story of the sex obsessed Victor Mancini who pays for his mother's stay in a hospital by going to restaurants and pretending to choke on his food. In between visiting his mother, Victor reflects on his childhood and events that led him to become a self-hating sex addict.
The story begins with Victor going for to sex addiction clinic, held at a local church. Before the class begins, he has sex with fellow addict Nico in the church bathroom. The next day Victor visits his mum at St. Anthony's hospital. She is suffering from Alzheimer's disease and thinks her son is her old lawyer Fred. Victor talks to Dr. Marshall who tells him she needs a stomach tube to keep her alive. Victor goes back to work. He works at a tourist attraction with his... View more of the Choke Summary
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