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Jailbird : a novel

Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harvard, the New Deal, the Holocaust, World War II, Watergate, two prison terms, and a giant conglomerate... This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F. Starbuck, who tries to live by the Sermon on the Mount, from Harvard to the Nixon White House to the penitentiary as Watergate's least known co-conspirator. Shall the meek inherit the earth? Perhaps on a short-term basis.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vonnegut, Kurt.
Jailbird.
New York : Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, c1979
(OCoLC)562457690
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 9780440054498 0440054494 0440054834 9780440054832
OCLC Number: 4933840
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxviii, 246 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Kurt Vonnegut.

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Harvard, the New Deal, the Holocaust, World War II, Watergate, two prison terms, and a giant conglomerate... This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F. Starbuck, who tries to live by the Sermon on the Mount, from Harvard to the Nixon White House to the penitentiary as Watergate's least known co-conspirator. Shall the meek inherit the earth? Perhaps on a short-term basis.

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