Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story

Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story

Chuck Klosterman

construction at the nationwide bestselling luck of Sex, medicinal drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, preeminent popular culture author Chuck Klosterman unleashes his most sensible e-book yet—the tale of his cross-country travel of websites the place rock stars have died and his look for love, pleasure, and the that means of death.

For 6,557 miles, Chuck Klosterman considered loss of life. He drove a condo motor vehicle from big apple to Rhode Island to Georgia to Mississippi to Iowa to Minneapolis to Fargo to Seattle, and he chased demise and rock ‘n’ roll all of the means. in the span of twenty-one days, Chuck had 3 relationships end—one through selection, one unintentionally, and one by means of exhaustion. He snorted cocaine in a graveyard. He walked a half-mile via a bean box. a guy in Dickinson, North Dakota, defined to him why we've got fewer windmills than we used to. He listened to the KISS solo albums and the Rod Stewart field set. At one aspect, toxic snakes grew to become concerned. the line is tough. From the Chelsea resort to the swampland the place Lynyrd Skynyrd’s airplane went right down to the location the place Kurt Cobain blew his head off, Chuck explored each model of rock famous person death. He desired to recognize why the best profession circulate any musician could make is to prevent breathing...and what this suggests for the remainder of us.

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