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Vonnegut, Kurt.

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Summary: Slapstick (1976) takes the form of the post-apocalyptic memoirs of Wilbur Daffodil-11 Swain, architect of a brilliant scheme to rid mankind of loneliness. Jailbird (1979) is a political fable of our time, the biography of a good man who becomes embroiled in several of the worst political scandals of the American Century. Deadeye Dick (1982) depicts a talentless playwright's struggle to atone...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: ..."The final three novels of the visionary master who defined a generation. Bluebeard (1987) is the colorful history of a phenomenally gifted realist painter who, in the 1950s, betrayed his artistic vision for commercial success. Now, at seventy-one, he writes his memoirs and plots his revenge on the worldly forces that conspired to corrupt his talent. In Hocus Pocus (1990), a freewheeling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2016

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2003

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: A volume of fourteen early and previously unpublished short works offers insight into the social satirist's developing literary style and includes pieces that explore such themes as innocence, ironic twists of fate, and morality.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press Trade Paperbacks 2010

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Summary: Billy Pilgrim, a traumatized American POW who survived the Dresden bombing during World War II, becomes unstuck in time after he is abducted by aliens. Under their watchful gaze, he must relive his life over and over again, coming at last to some understanding of the human comedy. Both deeply funny and deadly serious, Slaughterhouse-Five became perhaps the signature antiwar novel of the 1960s,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2009

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: Foreword by Dave Eggers Smart, whimsical, and often scathing, the fiction of Kurt Vonnegut influenced a generation of American writers--including Dave Eggers, author of this volume's Foreword. In these previously unpublished gems, Vonnegut's originality infuses a unique landscape of factories, trailers, and bars--and characters who pit their dreams and fears against a cruel and sometimes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2011

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2006

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: In this humorous look at death, the author has the hero interview famous dead people.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 1999

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: "Chiefly consists of selected graduation speeches given by Vonnegut at various educational institutions"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: A compilation of personal correspondence written over a sixty-year period offers insight into the iconic American author's literary personality, his experiences as a German POW, his struggles with fame, and the inspirations for his famous books.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2012

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Vonnegut, Kurt

Summary: "The complete short stories of Kurt Vonnegut"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2017

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Vonnegut, Kurt

Summary: Malachi Constant, "the richest man in America," gives up his indulgent lifestyle to follow an urgent calling to probe the depths of space. He participates in a Martian invasion of Earth, mates with the wife of an astronaut adrift on the tides of time, and follows the lure of the "Sirens of Titan."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press Trade Paperbacks 2009

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

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Summary: Twelve previously unpublished writings on war and peace include such pieces as an essay on the destruction of Dresden, a story about the first-meal fantasies of three soldiers, and a meditation on the impossibility of shielding children from the temptations of violence.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2008

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

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Summary: The Day the World Ended Call me Jonah. My parents did, or nearly did. They called me John. Jonah--John--if I had been a Sam, I would have been Jonah still--not because I have been unlucky for others, but because somebody or something has compelled me to be certain places at certain times, without fail. Conveyances and motives, both conventional and bizarre, have been provided. And, according...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delta Trade Paperbacks 1998

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Publisher / Publication Date: Caedmon/HarperCollinsPublishers 2003

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dell Publishing 1991

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Summary: A double volume of the influential author's first and last written works includes the bitter satire "Basic Training" and the unfinished final noel, "If God Were Alive Today."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard Press 2012

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: An anthology of sixteen previously unpublished works includes selections from the iconic writer's early literary career.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: Twenty-three stories early in the writer's career. They range from Thanasphere, on an astronaut who hears the voices of the dead, to Runaways, in which teenage lovers learn you cannot live on love alone.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1999

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: Breakfast Of Champions is vintage Vonnegut. One of his favorite characters, aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. The result is murderously funny satire as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, racism, success, politics, and pollution in America and reminds us how to see the truth. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2009

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: A small group of apocalypse survivors stranded on the Galapagos Islands are about to become the progenitors of a brave new human race. Vonnegut is a post-modern Mark Train. ... Galapagos is a madcap genealogical adventure.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press Trade Paperbacks 2006

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: Look at the Birdie is a collection of fourteen previously unpublished short stories from one of the most original writers in all of American fiction. In this series of perfectly rendered vignettes, written just as he was starting to find his comic voice, Kurt Vonnegut paints a warm, wise, and often funny portrait of life in post--World War II America--a world where squabbling couples, high...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2009

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2006

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Vonnegut, Kurt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1952

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