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Kurt vonnegut [electronic resource] : Letters. Kurt Vonnegut.

Vonnegut, Kurt. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345535399 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYNewsweek/The Daily BeastThe Huffington PostKansas City StarTime Out New YorkThis extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has all the hallmarks of Kurt Vonnegut's fiction. Written over a sixty-year period, these letters, the vast majority of them never before published, are funny, moving, and full of the same uncanny wisdom that has endeared his work to readers worldwide. Included in this comprehensive volume: the letter a twenty-two-year-old Vonnegut wrote home immediately upon being freed from a German POW camp, recounting the ghastly firebombing of Dresden that would be the subject of his masterpiece Slaughterhouse-Five; wry dispatches from Vonnegut's years as a struggling writer slowly finding an audience and then dealing with sudden international fame in middle age; righteously angry letters of protest to local school boards that tried to ban...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Delacorte Press, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5010 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Literary Criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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