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Author Vonnegut, Kurt, author.

Title Novels, 1976-1985 / Kurt Vonnegut ; Sidney Offit, editor.

Publication Info. New York : The Library of America [2014]

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 GDL Central Library Fiction    VONNEGUT,KUR    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC VONNEGUT,K    DUE 07-01-20
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Fiction    FIC VONNEGUT,K    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Fiction    FIC VONNEGUT,K    Available
Description 878 pages ; 21 cm
text rdacontent
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Series Library of America ; 252
Library of America ; 252.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Slapstick -- Jailbird -- Deadeye Dick -- Galápagos.
Summary Slapstick (1976) takes the form of the post-apocalyptic memoirs of Wilbur Daffodil-11 Swain, architect of a brilliant scheme to rid mankind of loneliness. Jailbird (1979) is a political fable of our time, the biography of a good man who becomes embroiled in several of the worst political scandals of the American Century. Deadeye Dick (1982) depicts a talentless playwright's struggle to atone for the crimes of his youth, and the sins of his country. Galápagos (1985), a favorite of the author's among his books, tells the story of how and why a million years ago, during the global ecological disaster of 1986, humankind embarked on an unlikely evolution. The volume is rounded out with an assortment of Vonnegut rarities: speeches, essays, and commentary from the period that touch upon the themes, incidents, and particulars of the novels.
Subject Vonnegut, Kurt -- Literary collections.
Added Author Offit, Sidney, editor.
Vonnegut, Kurt. Slapstick.
Vonnegut, Kurt. Jailbird.
Vonnegut, Kurt. Deadeye Dick.
Vonnegut, Kurt. Galápagos.
Added Title Works. Selections. 2014
ISBN 9781598533040 (hardback)
1598533045 (hardback)

 
    
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