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Slaughterhouse-Five, Or, the Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death

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ISBN13: 9780385312080
ISBN10: 0385312083
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Slaughterhous-Five is one of  the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the  infamous fire-bombing 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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Slaughterhouse-Five is one of    the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the    infamous fire-bombing 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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Slaughterhouse-Five is one of  the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the  infamous fire-bombing 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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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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blarson, January 1, 2012 (view all comments by blarson)
One of the most universally relevant books I've read and by far the best anti-war novel of all time.
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ISBN:
9780385312080
Author:
Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr.
Publisher:
Delacorte Press
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
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Literary
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World war, 1939-1945
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Classics
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
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Historical fiction
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War stories
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
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World War, 19
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General Fiction
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Science fiction
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Copyright:
Edition Number:
25
Edition Description:
25th anniversary ed.
Series Volume:
17
Publication Date:
19940231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.20x5.20x.84 in. .78 lbs.

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Product details 224 pages Delacorte Press - English 9780385312080 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Slaughterhouse-Five is one of    the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the    infamous fire-bombing 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.
"Synopsis" by , Slaughterhouse-Five is one of  the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the  infamous fire-bombing 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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