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Author Vonnegut, Kurt, author.

Title Novels 1987-1997 / Kurt Vonnegut ; Sidney Offit, editor.

Publication Info. New York : The Library of America, 2016

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Fiction    FIC VONNEGUT,K    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC VONNEGUT,K    DUE 08-15-20
 PAS Hastings Branch Fiction    FIC VONNEGUT,K    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Fiction    FIC VONNEGUT,K    Available
Description 754 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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Series Library of America ; 273
Library of America ; 273.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 731-754).
Contents Bluebeard -- Hocus Pocus -- Timequake.
Summary ..."The final three novels of the visionary master who defined a generation. Bluebeard (1987) is the colorful history of a phenomenally gifted realist painter who, in the 1950s, betrayed his artistic vision for commercial success. Now, at seventy-one, he writes his memoirs and plots his revenge on the worldly forces that sonspired to corrept his talent. In Hocus Posus (1990), a freewheeling prison memoir by a Vietnam vet and disgraced academic, Vonnegut brings his indelible voice to a range of still-burning issues--free speech, racism, environmental calamity, deindustrialization, and global ization. Timequake (1997), the author's last completed novel, is part science fiction yarn (starring perennial protagonist Kilgore Trout), part diary of the mid-1990s (starring the author himself). The result is a perfect fusion of Vonnegut's two signature genres, the satirical fantasy and the personal essay, and a literary magician's fond farewell to his readers and his craft."--jacket.
Subject Vonnegut, Kurt -- Literary collections.
Autobiography -- Authorship -- Fiction.
Artists -- Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Fiction.
Prisoners -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Satire.
Science fiction.
Added Author Offit, Sidney, editor.
Vonnegut, Kurt. Bluebeard.
Vonnegut, Kurt. Hocus pocus.
Vonnegut, Kurt. Timequake.
Added Title Works. Selections. 2016
ISBN 1598534645 (hardcover)
9781598534641 (hardcover)

 
    
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