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And so it goes : Kurt Vonnegut, a life

Autor Charles J Shields
Vydavatel: New York, N.Y. : Henry Holt and Co., 2011.
Vydání/formát:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st edZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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An authorized portrait of the influential twentieth-century American writer draws on first-person accounts and Vonnegut's private letters while offering insight into his youth, the inspirations for his work, and his enduring literary impact.
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Žánr/forma: Biography
Osoba: Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut
Typ materiálu: Biography
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Charles J Shields
ISBN: 9780805086935 0805086935
OCLC číslo: 671491824
Popis: xii, 513 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Obsahy: Out of print and scared to death --
You were an accident, 1922-1940 --
One of the biggest fools on the hill, 1940-1943 --
To war in the bridal suite, 1943-1945 --
Folk society and the House of Magic, 1945-1947 --
Stop being such a hardheaded realist, 1948-1951 --
The dead engineer, 1951-1958 --
Cooped up with all these kids, 1958-1965 --
A community of writers, 1965-1967 --
The big Ka-BOOM, 1967-1969 --
Goodbye and goodbye and goodbye, 1969-1971 --
Cultural bureaucrat, 1971-1974 --
Ripped off, 1975-1979 --
Looking for Mr. Vonnegut, 1980-1984 --
Dear celebrity, 1984-1991 --
Waiting to die, 1992-2007 --
Appendix. Vonnegut-Lieber family history.
Odpovědnost: Charles J. Shields.

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