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Launched in November, Dell's Kurt Vonnegut reissue program continues with one of the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous firebombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know.

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"Highly imaginative, nearly psychedelic....It is very tough and very funny; it is sad and delightful; it is very Vonnegut; and it works." The New York Times

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"Splendid art and simplicity....Nerve-racking control....A funny book at which you are not permitted to laugh, a sad book without tears, a tale told in a slaughterhouse." Life magazine

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"Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. has written one of the major novels of the year....Haunting....Irresistible reading....Poignant and hilarious, threaded with compassion and, behind everything, the cataract of a thundering moral statement." Boston Globe

About the Author

Kurt Vonnegut was a master of contemporary American literature. His black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America's attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him as "a true artist" with Cat's Cradle in 1963. He was, as Graham Greene declared, "one of the best living American writers." Mr. Vonnegut passed away in April 2007.

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nosoccernokiss_19, April 9, 2007 (view all comments by nosoccernokiss_19)
Vonnegut makes interesting references to the war and Dresden. Some people can't help but get confused with the way he jumps from subject tro subject. But it is a great book, one i would recommend schools use in their cirriculum if it isnt being used already.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780808514572
Author:
Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr.
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Author:
Vonnegut, Kurt
Location:
New York
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
War stories
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Turtleback Scho
Series Volume:
436
Publication Date:
19911131
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
215
Dimensions:
7.14x4.04x.83 in. .40 lbs.

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Product details 215 pages Sagebrush Education Resources - English 9780808514572 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Highly imaginative, nearly psychedelic....It is very tough and very funny; it is sad and delightful; it is very Vonnegut; and it works."
"Review" by , "Splendid art and simplicity....Nerve-racking control....A funny book at which you are not permitted to laugh, a sad book without tears, a tale told in a slaughterhouse."
"Review" by , "Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. has written one of the major novels of the year....Haunting....Irresistible reading....Poignant and hilarious, threaded with compassion and, behind everything, the cataract of a thundering moral statement."
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