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Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English
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Look at the Birdie is a collection of fourteen previously unpublished short stories from one of the most original writers in all of American fiction. In this series of perfectly rendered vignettes, written just as he was starting to find his comic voice, Kurt Vonnegut paints a warm, wise, and often funny portrait of life in post'World War II America'a world where squabbling couples, high school geniuses, misfit  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 9780440339519 0440339510
OCLC Number: 496277105
Notes: "From the collection, Look at the birdie: unpublished short fiction."
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Look at the birdie.
Responsibility: by Kurt Vonnegut ; featuring a foreword by Sidney Offit.

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Look at the Birdie is a collection of fourteen previously unpublished short stories from one of the most original writers in all of American fiction. In this series of perfectly rendered vignettes, written just as he was starting to find his comic voice, Kurt Vonnegut paints a warm, wise, and often funny portrait of life in post'World War II America'a world where squabbling couples, high school geniuses, misfit office workers, and small-town lotharios struggle to adapt to changing technology, moral ambiguity, and unprecedented affluence. Joe Cunningham thinks he's going to Chicago to see a world-renowned specialist and find out why he and his wife can't have kids. But the explanation the doctor provides is as unwelcome as it is unexpected. The Good Explainer and the thirteen other never-before-published pieces that comprise Look at the Birdie serve as an unexpected gift for devoted readers who thought that Kurt Vonnegut's unique voice had been stilled forever'and provide a terrific introduction to his short fiction for anyone who has yet to experience his genius.

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