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We are what we pretend to be : the first and last works

Author: Kurt Vonnegut; Nanette Vonnegut
Publisher: New York : Vanguard Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A posthumous double volume of the influential author's first and last written works, published to coincide with the 90th anniversary of his birth, includes the bitter satire "Basic training" and the unfinished final novel "If God were alive today." In the foreword, Nannette Vonnegut, shares her reminiscences about her father and the autobiographical events in his life related to these two works.
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Genre/Form: Satirical literature
Fiction
Satire
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Vonnegut; Nanette Vonnegut
ISBN: 9781593157432 1593157436 9780306822780 0306822784
OCLC Number: 793572649
Description: xiii, 161 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Basic training --
If God were alive today.
Responsibility: Kurt Vonnegut ; [foreword by Nanette Vonnegut].

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Now in paperback: "our finest black-humourist" (The Atlantic Monthly) Kurt Vonnegut's first and last works come together for the first time in print, in a collection aptly titled after his famous  Read more...

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Nature, 10/24/13 Vonnegut s first and last pieces are pervaded by his trademark dark humour. Hudson Valley News, 10/16/13 Written forty years apart, these two pieces share the typical Vonnegut Read more...

 
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