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The sirens of Titan : an original novel

Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dell Pub. Co., 1988, ©1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Laurel edView all editions and formats
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A cold and malevolent universe is all the humanity can ever know. In the near future, Vonnegut's scientific researchers learn that the substance of which that galaxy is made, IceT, assures that human life will ever be Emily Dickinson's "zero at the bone." Any belief in manifest human destiny or compassion is doomed. Reissued in hardcover after SLAUGTHERHOUSEFIVE as part of a reevaluation of the importance of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Interplanetary voyages
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vonnegut, Kurt.
Sirens of Titan.
New York, N.Y. : Dell Pub. Co., 1988, ©1959
(OCoLC)747358012
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 0440179483 9780440179481
OCLC Number: 18829216
Notes: "A Laurel Book."
Description: 319 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: by Kurt Vonnegut.

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A cold and malevolent universe is all the humanity can ever know. In the near future, Vonnegut's scientific researchers learn that the substance of which that galaxy is made, IceT, assures that human life will ever be Emily Dickinson's "zero at the bone." Any belief in manifest human destiny or compassion is doomed. Reissued in hardcover after SLAUGTHERHOUSEFIVE as part of a reevaluation of the importance of Vonnegut's work.

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