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Table of Contents
|Some Things You Should Know about the Author||p. xv|
|The Author Will Now Rationalize||p. 1|
|Chocolate = Enabler||p. 8|
|In Which an Unhealthy Pattern of Dependence Is Established||p. 10|
|An Ill-Advised Discussion of Freak Economics||p. 16|
|Night of the Living Freak||p. 21|
|Mistakes Were Made||p. 25|
|Caravelle: An Elegy||p. 29|
|I ™ Manny||p. 39|
|Feeding the Beast||p. 45|
|A Top-Secret Chocolate Situation||p. 51|
|The Politics of the Rack||p. 56|
|The Last Man in America with||p. 62|
|The Capo Di Tutti Freak||p. 71|
|The Love Song of Ray||p. 76|
|Welcome to the Boom||p. 82|
|There Are Men upon This Earth Who Tread Like Gods||p. 90|
|Feuilletine, Revealed||p. 97|
|Freak Fetish||p. 105|
|The Official Dark Horse Freak of Philadelphia||p. 108|
|Wee Willie and the Pop-a-Licks Rage||p. 115|
|Southern-Fried Freak||p. 123|
|Chocolate Haiku||p. 130|
|Freak Retentive||p. 139|
|In the Belly of the Freak||p. 142|
|The Unstoppable Freak Energy of||p. 145|
|Southbound with the Hammers Down||p. 163|
|The Candy Bar on Your Chin||p. 168|
|The Marshmallow Parallax||p. 177|
|A Depressing but Necessary Digression||p. 189|
|Boise: Gateway to . . . Boise||p. 191|
|Ladies and Gentlemen, the Idaho Spud||p. 195|
|Huckleberry, Hounded||p. 206|
|American Lunch||p. 214|
|How Will the Spud Survive?||p. 218|
|The Past Is Just Ahead||p. 224|
|Remember This Name:||p. 231|
|A Second Depressing but Necessary Digression||p. 238|
|A Little Hidden Bomb in My||p. 240|
|A Few Final Relevant Facts||p. 244|
|Freak appendix||p. 255|
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