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The sirens of Titan

Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: New York, NY : Dial Press Trade Paperbacks, 2006. ©1959
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Dial Press Trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Malachi Constant, "the richest man in America," gives up his indulgent lifestyle to follow an urgent calling to probe the depths of space. He participates in a Martian invasion of Earth, mates with the wife of an astronaut adrift on the tides of time, and follows the lure of the "Sirens of Titan."
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Interplanetary voyages
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 9780385333498 0385333498
OCLC Number: 76880587
Notes: "A novel"--Cover.
Original publication: New York : Delacorte Press, ©1959.
"Published in hardcover in the United States by Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, an imprint of The Random House Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc., in 1981"--Title page verso.
Description: 326 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Between timid and Timbuktu --
Cheers in the wirehouse --
United Hotcake preferred --
Tent rentals --
Letter from an unknown hero --
A Deserter in time of war --
Victory --
In a Hollywood night club --
A Puzzle solved --
An Age of miracles --
We hate Malachi Constant because ... --
The Gentleman from Tralfamadore --
Epilogue : Reunion with Stony.
Responsibility: Kurt Vonnegut.

Abstract:

Malachi Constant, "the richest man in America," gives up his indulgent lifestyle to follow an urgent calling to probe the depths of space. He participates in a Martian invasion of Earth, mates with the wife of an astronaut adrift on the tides of time, and follows the lure of the "Sirens of Titan."
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