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Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) was one of the best loved American authors of his generation, even having an asteroid named after him. The author′s most celebrated novels are Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat′s Cradle, and Breakfast of Champions. His work stretched across black comedy, science fiction and satire.

Prior to his writing career, Vonnegut fought in World War II. Captured by the Germans, he was a prisoner of war and held in an underground meat locker being used as a makeshift prison. The Germans called the building Schlachthof Fünf (Slaughterhouse Five) and Vonnegut′s experiences, including seeing the devastating bombing of Dresden, became the basis for several books.

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Cat's Cradle

Kurt Vonnegut

ISBN:

9780060898731

Publisher:

Caedmon Audio Cassette

Publication Date:

2007

Synopsis:
A young writer decides to interview the children of a scientist primarily responsible for the creation of the atomic bomb, in the author's satirical novel about the apocalypse and the madness of humankind. Book available.

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Other editions: Hardcover - 2011, 2010, 2009, 2009, 2009, Hardcover - 2008, 2007, 2007, 2007, 2007


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