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Slaughterhouse-five, or, The children's crusade : a duty-dance with death

Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : G.K. Hall, 1998.
Series: G.K. Hall large print perennial bestseller series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A fourth-generation German-American now living in easy circumstances on Cape Cod (and smoking too much), who, as an American infantry scout hors de combat, as a prisoner of war, witnessed the fire-bombing of Dresden, Germany, "The Florence of the Elbe," a long time ago, and survived to tell the tale. This is a novel somewhat in the telegraphic schizophrenic manner of tales of the planet Tralfamadore, where the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Science fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 0783883706 9780783883700 1783883706 9781783883707 1783883707
OCLC Number: 37917346
Notes: "A fourth-generation German-American now living in easy circumstances on Cape Cod (and smoking too much), who, as an American infantry scout hors de combat, as a prisoner of war, witnessed the fire-bombing of Dresden, Germany, "The Florence of the Elbe," a long time ago, and survived to tell the tale. This is a novel somewhat in the telegraphic schizophrenic manner of tales of the planet Tralfamadore, where the flying saucers come from. Peace"--Page [6].
Description: 232 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: G.K. Hall large print perennial bestseller series.
Other Titles: Slaughterhouse-five
Children's crusade
Slaughterhouse 5, or, The children's crusade
Responsibility: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

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"A fourth-generation German-American now living in easy circumstances on Cape Cod (and smoking too much), who, as an American infantry scout hors de combat, as a prisoner of war, witnessed the fire-bombing of Dresden, Germany, "The Florence of the Elbe," a long time ago, and survived to tell the tale. This is a novel somewhat in the telegraphic schizophrenic manner of tales of the planet Tralfamadore, where the flying saucers come from. Peace"--Page [6].

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