aller au contenu
And so it goes : Kurt Vonnegut, a life Aperçu de cet ouvrage
FermerAperçu de cet ouvrage
Vérifiant…

And so it goes : Kurt Vonnegut, a life

Auteur : Charles J Shields
Éditeur : New York, N.Y. : Henry Holt and Co., 2011.
Édition/format :   Print book : Biographie : Anglais : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
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.
Évaluation :

(pas encore évalué) 0 avec des critiques - Soyez le premier.

Sujets
Plus comme ceci

 

Trouver un exemplaire dans la bibliothèque

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Recherche de bibliothèques qui possèdent cet ouvrage...

Détails

Genre/forme : Biography
Personne nommée : Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Charles J Shields
ISBN : 9780805086935 0805086935
Numéro OCLC : 671491824
Description : xii, 513 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenu : 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.
Responsabilité : Charles J. Shields.

Résumé :

In 2006, Charles Shields reached out to Kurt Vonnegut in a letter, asking for his endorsement for a planned biography. This biography of the life of Kurt Vonnegut is the culmination of five years of  Lire la suite...

Critiques

Critiques éditoriales

Synopsis de l’éditeur

"An incisive, gossipy page-turner of a biography." -Janet Maslin, "The New York Times""An engaging, surprising and empathetic page-turner"-- Deirdre Donahue, "USA Today""The first truly exacting look Lire la suite...

 
Critiques d’utilisateurs
Récupération des critiques de GoodReads...
Récuperation des critiques DOGObooks…

Tags

Soyez le premier.

Ouvrages semblables

Sujets associés :(5)

Listes d’utilisateurs dans lesquelles cet ouvrage apparaît (7)

Confirmez cette demande

Vous avez peut-être déjà demandé cet ouvrage. Veuillez sélectionner OK si vous voulez poursuivre avec cette demande quand même.

Données liées


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/671491824> # And so it goes : Kurt Vonnegut, a life
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "671491824" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687370752#Place/new_york_n_y> ; # New York, N.Y.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/71398958> ; # Kurt Vonnegut
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687370752#Topic/novelists_american_20th_century> ; # Novelists, American--20th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687370752#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900 - 1999
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687370752#Topic/american_novelists> ; # American novelists
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.54/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1039688> ; # Novelists, American
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/10140831> ; # Charles J. Shields
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:description "Kurt Vonnegut remains one of the most influential, controversial, and popular novelists of the twentieth century. While millions know him as a counterculture guru, antiwar activist, and satirist of American culture, few outside his closest friends and family knew the full arc of his extraordinary life. This book changes that as it paints the portrait of a man who made friends easily but always felt lonely, sold millions of books but never felt appreciated, and described himself as a humanist but fought with humanity at large. As a former public relations man, Vonnegut crafted his image carefully - the avuncular, curly-haired humorist - though he admitted, "I myself am a work of fiction." After five years of research, drawing on hundreds of interviews with Vonnegut, his family and his friends, this book reveals one of literature's most idiosyncratic, beloved, and enigmatic icons. It is the definitive biography of Kurt Vonnegut."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/687370752> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "And so it goes : Kurt Vonnegut, a life"@en ;
    schema:productID "671491824" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/671491824#PublicationEvent/new_york_n_y_henry_holt_and_co_2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687370752#Agent/henry_holt_and_co> ; # Henry Holt and Co.
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780805086935> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/671491824> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687370752#Agent/henry_holt_and_co> # Henry Holt and Co.
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Henry Holt and Co." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687370752#Place/new_york_n_y> # New York, N.Y.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York, N.Y." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687370752#Topic/american_novelists> # American novelists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "American novelists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1039688> # Novelists, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Novelists, American"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/10140831> # Charles J. Shields
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1951" ;
    schema:familyName "Shields" ;
    schema:givenName "Charles J." ;
    schema:name "Charles J. Shields" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/71398958> # Kurt Vonnegut
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1922" ;
    schema:deathDate "2007" ;
    schema:familyName "Vonnegut" ;
    schema:givenName "Kurt" ;
    schema:name "Kurt Vonnegut" ;
    schema:sameAs <http://d-nb.info/gnd/118770306> ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780805086935>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0805086935" ;
    schema:isbn "9780805086935" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Fermer la fenêtre

Veuillez vous identifier dans WorldCat 

Vous n’avez pas de compte? Vous pouvez facilement créer un compte gratuit.