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Deadeye Dick is Vonnegut's funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors — a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an annihilation of a city by a neutron bomb — Rudy Waltz, a.k.a. Deadeye Dick, takes us along on a zany search for absolution and happiness. Here is a tale of crime and punishment that makes us rethink what we believe...and who we say we are.

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"Vonnegut is...a zany but moral mad scientist." Time

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Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an annihilation of a city by a neutron bomb—Rudy Waltz, aka Deadeye Dick, takes us along on a zany search for absolution and happiness. Here is a tale of crime and punishment that makes us rethink what we believe . . . and who we say we are.

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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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electrolocution, January 3, 2013 (view all comments by electrolocution)
Out of the 71 books I read in 2012, Deadeye Dick is one of my personal favorites. Though all of Vonnegut's novels poignantly reveal insight into the human psyche, Deadeye Dick did so in a way that was personally relevant to me. Whether you are a die-hard Vonnegut fan or a relative newcomer to his books, I cannot recommend this particular novel highly enough. Five stars!
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ISBN:
9780385334174
Author:
Vonnegut, Kurt
Publisher:
Dial Press
Author:
Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr.
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
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General
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Literary
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
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Haiti
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Neutron bomb
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Hotelkeepers
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American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
General Fiction
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Literature-A to Z
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fiction;satire;novel;humor;science fiction;literature;american;american literature;20th century;social commentary;contemporary fiction;murder;comedy;kurt vonnegut;american fiction;haiti;america;crime;absurd;fantasy;1980s;sf;ohio
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fiction;satire;novel;humor;science fiction;literature;american;american literature;20th century;social commentary;contemporary fiction;haiti;murder;kurt vonnegut;american fiction;comedy;america;crime;absurd;fantasy;1980s;dark humor;sf;ohio
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 5
Publication Date:
19990531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 x 0.65 in 0.5 lb

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"Review" by , "Vonnegut is...a zany but moral mad scientist."
"Synopsis" by , Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an annihilation of a city by a neutron bomb—Rudy Waltz, aka Deadeye Dick, takes us along on a zany search for absolution and happiness. Here is a tale of crime and punishment that makes us rethink what we believe . . . and who we say we are.
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