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Vonnegut, Kurt

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Most widely held works by Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse-five : or, The children's crusade, a duty-dance with death by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
314 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 10,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy Pilgrim serves as a chaplain's assistant in the Second World War, is captured by the Germans, and survives the fire bombing of Dresden to contemplate the human condition
Cat's cradle by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
186 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 6,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of Vonnegut's major works, a young writer decides to interview the children of a scientist primarily responsible for the creation of the atomic bomb. This is an apocalyptic tale of the planet's ultimate fate, featuring a cast of unlikely heroes
Breakfast of champions, or, Goodbye blue Monday! by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
112 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aging science fiction writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. The result is murderously funny satire as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, racism, success, politics, and pollution in America and reminds us how to see the truth
Jailbird : a novel by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
83 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harvard, the New Deal, the Holocaust, World War II, Watergate, two prison terms, and a giant conglomerate - Walter Starbuck, who tries to live by the Sermon on the Mount, experiences them all. Shall the meek inherit the earth? Perhaps on a short-term basis
Galápagos : a novel by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
119 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 22 languages and held by 4,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observed by a ghost of the Vietnam War for one million years, the descendants of survivors of a cruise to the Galapagos Archipielago prove Darwin's Theory of Evolution. The ghost of a shipbuilder tells the story of an ill-fated cruise to the Galapagos Islands
The sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
155 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Malachi Constant, "the richest man in America," gives up his indulgent lifestyle to follow an urgent calling to probe the depths of space. He participates in a Martian invasion of Earth, mates with the wife of an astronaut adrift on the tides of time, and follows the lure of the "Sirens of Titan."
Player piano by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
151 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vonnegut's first novel, an unforgiving portrait of an automated and totalitarian future, was published in 1952. An engineer, Paul Proteus, leads a human revolt against the machines which control life--a revolt arranged by the machines themselves to prove the futility of such resistance. Visionary and unrelenting, this is felt by some critics to be Vonnegut's best and most original novel
Bluebeard : a novel by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
59 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, an abstract expressionist artist, who acquired the largest collection of abstract expressionist paintings in private hands
God bless you, Mr. Rosewater : or, Pearls before swine by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
130 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lawyer schemes to gain control of a large fortune by having the present claimant declared insane
Hocus pocus by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
57 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small, exclusive college in upstate New York is nestled along the frozen shores of Lake Mohiga ... and directly across from a maximum-security prison. The two institutions manage to coexist peacefully, until 10,000 prisoners break out and head directly for the college. "Sharp-toothed satire ... absurd humor".--San Francisco Chronicle
Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
65 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man from a peculiar family background inadvertently shoots a pregnant woman while playing with a rifle. This catastrophe has an irrevocable effect upon his life
Slapstick : or, Lonesome no more! : a novel by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
84 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This hilarious, wickedly irreverent farce presents an apocalyptic vision seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States)
Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
42 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A timequake throws the universe backwards and everyone has to relive the years 1991 to 2001, including the hero, a science fiction writer. By and large, people are note pleased by the development
Mother night by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
140 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense. American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he really guilty? Truth and justice are blurred in this brilliant satire rife with true gallows humor. Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of gray with a verdict that will haunt us all
Welcome to the monkey house : a collection of short works by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
48 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tender stories of love, incisive essays on human greed and misery, and imaginative tales of futuristic happenings reveal Vonnegut's versatility and vision
Armageddon in retrospect : and other new and unpublished writings on war and peace by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
26 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve previously unpublished writings on war and peace include such pieces as an essay on the destruction of Dresden, a story about the first-meal fantasies of three soldiers, and a meditation on the impossibility of shielding children from the temptations of violence
Happy birthday, Wanda June : a play by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
64 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theatre De Lys, Lester M. Goldsmith presents Kevin McCarthy in Kurt Vonnegut, Jr's "Happy Birthday, Wanda June," a new play with Keith Charles, Nicolas Coster, Marsha Mason, Louis Tureene, Steven Paul, Ariane Munker, Pamela Saunders, settings by Ed Wittstein, lighting by David F. Segal, costumes by Joseph G. Aulisi, sound created by Gary Harris, associate producer Walter Rosen Scholz, production stage manager Paul John Austin, directed by Michael J. Kane
Bagombo snuff box : uncollected short fiction by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
33 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-three stories early in the writer's career. They range from Thanasphere, on an astronaut who hears the voices of the dead, to Runaways, in which teenage lovers learn you cannot live on love alone
Palm Sunday : an autobiographical collage by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
29 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this self-portrait by an American genius, Kurt Vonnegut writes with beguiling wit and poignant wisdom about his favorite comedians, country music, a dead friend, a dead marriage, and various cockamamie aspects of his all-too-human journey through life. This is a work that resonates with Vonnegut?s singular voice: the magic sound of a born storyteller mesmerizing us with truth.From the Trade Paperback edition
Look at the birdie : unpublished short fiction by Kurt Vonnegut ( Book )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A volume of fourteen early and previously unpublished short works offers insight into the social satirist's developing literary style and includes pieces that explore such themes as innocence, ironic twists of fate, and morality
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.08 for Jailbird : ... to 0.47 for Vonnegut i ...)
Alternative Names
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr
Trout, Kilgore 1922-2007
Vonegat, Kert
Vonegat, Kurt
Vonnegut Jr., Kurt
Vonnegut Júnior, Kurt
Vonnegut Junior Kurt 1922-2007
Vonnegut, Kurt
Vonnegut, Kurt 1922-2007 jr
Vonnegut, Kurt (1922- ; jun)
Vonnegut , Kurt <jr.>
Vonnegut, Kurt, jr. 1922-2007
Vonnegut, Kurt, ml.
Vonnegūts, Kurts, 1922-2007
Воннегут, Курт
Воннегут, Курт, 1922-2007
וונגוט, קורט
וונגוט, קורט, הבן
וונגוט, קורט. רוטבליט, יעקב
ヴォネガット, カート
ヴォネガット・ジュニア, カート
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