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Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense. American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he really guilty? In this brilliant book rife with true gallows humor, Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of gray with a verdict that will haunt us all.

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"A great artist." The Cincinnati Enquirer

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"A shaking up in the kaleidoscope of laughter . . . Reading Vonnegut is addictive!" Commonwealth

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“Vonnegut is George Orwell, Dr. Caligari and Flash Gordon compounded into one writer…a zany but moral mad scientist.” Time

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In Mother Night, Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of gray with a verdict that will haunt us all.

Synopsis:

Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense. American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he really guilty? In this brilliant book rife with true gallows humor, Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of gray with a verdict that will haunt us all.

About the Author

Kurt Vonnegut's black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured Americas attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him as "a true artist" (The New York Times) with Cats 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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ISBN:
9780385334143
Author:
Vonnegut, Kurt
Publisher:
Dial Press
Author:
Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
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Fiction
Subject:
Science fiction
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Germany
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War criminals
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Black humor (Literature)
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War criminals -- Germany.
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General Fiction
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Literature-A to Z
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fiction;satire;novel;humor;wwii;literature;science fiction;20th century;historical fiction;war;american;nazis;american literature;propaganda;espionage;germany;holocaust;war crimes;spy;kurt vonnegut;classic;sf;1960s;history;classics;radio;morality;american
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
#104
Publication Date:
June 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3 x 0.6 in 0.475 lb

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Product details 288 pages Dial Press - English 9780385334143 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A great artist."
"Review" by , "A shaking up in the kaleidoscope of laughter . . . Reading Vonnegut is addictive!"
"Review" by , “Vonnegut is George Orwell, Dr. Caligari and Flash Gordon compounded into one writer…a zany but moral mad scientist.”
"Synopsis" by , In Mother Night, Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of gray with a verdict that will haunt us all.
"Synopsis" by , Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense. American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he really guilty? In this brilliant book rife with true gallows humor, Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of gray with a verdict that will haunt us all.
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