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Chapter 8

The Pale King

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meets and soon marries Karen Green; writes more (non-fiction, Oblivion, Everything and More); gives Kenyon College address; continues TPK; goes off Nardil; has a terrible summer 2008. on sept 12, when Karen is out of the house, he writes her a suicide note and hangs himself on a chair in the patio, with 200 TPK pages neatly organized in the garage

Max, D. (2012). Chapter 8. In Max, D. Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace. Viking, pp. 268-355

bland or insipid intellectual fare, entertainment, etc.; pap

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cheery denizens plan the next issue's pabulum

—p.278 by D.T. Max
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2 years, 2 months ago

cheery denizens plan the next issue's pabulum

—p.278 by D.T. Max
confirm
2 years, 2 months ago
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[...] It was their Catcher in the Rye, a Catcher in the Rye for people who had read The Catcher in the Rye in school. [...]

—p.288 by D.T. Max 2 years, 1 month ago

[...] It was their Catcher in the Rye, a Catcher in the Rye for people who had read The Catcher in the Rye in school. [...]

—p.288 by D.T. Max 2 years, 1 month ago
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In August, Stirling suffered an athletic injury, and Green wanted to be with him, so Wallace's parents stayed with Wallace for ten days. He was close to giving up hope.

intriguing because I wonder what it's like to be Stirling and to know that, however indirectly, he triggered that suicide

—p.300 by D.T. Max 2 years, 1 month ago

In August, Stirling suffered an athletic injury, and Green wanted to be with him, so Wallace's parents stayed with Wallace for ten days. He was close to giving up hope.

intriguing because I wonder what it's like to be Stirling and to know that, however indirectly, he triggered that suicide

—p.300 by D.T. Max 2 years, 1 month ago