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Vonnegut, Kurt

Overview
Works: 1,509 works in 6,473 publications in 34 languages and 185,558 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Satire  Science fiction  Humorous fiction  Biography  Short stories  History  Political fiction  Time-travel fiction  Historical fiction 
Subject Headings: Novelists, American 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Performer, Actor, Interviewee, Narrator, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Editor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Speaker, Conceptor, Lyricist
Classifications: PS3572.O5, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kurt Vonnegut
Publications by Kurt Vonnegut
Publications by Kurt Vonnegut, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse-five : or, The children's crusade, a duty-dance with death by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
291 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 9,687 libraries worldwide
Billy Pilgrim returns home from the Second World War only to be kidnapped by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore, who teach him that time is an eternal present
Cat's cradle by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
332 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 6,665 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Cat's Cradle is Vonnegut's satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet's ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist; a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer; and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny
Breakfast of champions, or, Goodbye blue Monday! by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
162 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,979 libraries worldwide
Aging science fiction writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. The result is murderously funny satire as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, racism, success, politics, and pollution in America and reminds us how to see the truth
Jailbird : a novel by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
167 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 22 languages and held by 4,399 libraries worldwide
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
Player piano by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
244 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 4,202 libraries worldwide
Vonnegut's first novel, an unforgiving portrait of an automated and totalitarian future, was published in 1952. A human revolt against the machines which control life was arranged by the machines themselves to prove the futility of such resistance. Visionary and unrelenting, this is felt by some critics to be Vonnegut's best and most original novel
Galápagos : a novel by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
143 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 24 languages and held by 4,196 libraries worldwide
Observed by a ghost of the Vietnam War for one million years, the descendants of survivors of a cruise to the Galapagos Archipielago prove Darwin's Theory of Evolution. The ghost of a shipbuilder tells the story of an ill-fated cruise to the Galapagos Islands
The sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
250 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 3,780 libraries worldwide
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."
Bluebeard : a novel by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
113 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 3,728 libraries worldwide
An autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, an abstract expressionist artist, who acquired the largest collection of abstract expressionist paintings in private hands
God bless you, Mr. Rosewater : or, Pearls before swine by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
155 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,578 libraries worldwide
A lawyer schemes to gain control of a large fortune by having the present claimant declared insane
Slapstick, or, Lonesome no more! : a novel by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
131 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,504 libraries worldwide
This hilarious, wickedly irreverent farce presents an apocalyptic vision seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States)
Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
131 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 19 languages and held by 3,504 libraries worldwide
A young man from a peculiar family background inadvertently shoots a pregnant woman while playing with a rifle. This catastrophe has an irrevocable effect upon his life
Hocus pocus by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
100 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 3,497 libraries worldwide
A small, exclusive college in upstate New York is nestled along the frozen shores of Lake Mohiga ... and directly across from a maximum-security prison. The two institutions manage to coexist peacefully, until 10,000 prisoners break out and head directly for the college
Mother night by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
261 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 21 languages and held by 3,362 libraries worldwide
Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense. American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he really guilty? Truth and justice are blurred in this brilliant satire rife with true gallows humor. Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of gray with a verdict that will haunt us all
Welcome to the monkey house : a collection of short works by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
60 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 2,418 libraries worldwide
Tender stories of love, incisive essays on human greed and misery, and imaginative tales of futuristic happenings reveal Vonnegut's versatility and vision
Armageddon in retrospect : and other new and unpublished writings on war and peace by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
27 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,354 libraries worldwide
Twelve previously unpublished writings on war and peace include such pieces as an essay on the destruction of Dresden, a story about the first-meal fantasies of three soldiers, and a meditation on the impossibility of shielding children from the temptations of violence
Happy birthday, Wanda June : a play by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
82 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,262 libraries worldwide
The basic plot of the book is a man who used to be considered a hero, but after an eight year absence from society, comes back and sees that he is no longer seen as he used to be. In this play Vonnegut expresses his protest of the Vietnam War. Vonnegut does this with the character of Harold Ryan and his family. Harold Ryan symbolizes a Vietnam veteran who comes back to the States after fighting. Just like the Vietnam veterans, Harold is seen as a warmongering brute by his wife. She now is interested in a man who doesn't believe in violence and is an intellectual. --Christopher Pantano at Amazon.com
Bagombo snuff box : uncollected short fiction by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
32 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 2,197 libraries worldwide
Twenty-three stories early in the writer's career. They range from Thanasphere, on an astronaut who hears the voices of the dead, to Runaways, in which teenage lovers learn you cannot live on love alone
Palm Sunday : an autobiographical collage by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
59 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,989 libraries worldwide
An autobiographical collage from the renowned novelist includes previously unpublished articles, essays, letters, drawings, songs, and talks in which Vonnegut reflects on his life and times
Look at the birdie : unpublished short fiction by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,871 libraries worldwide
A volume of fourteen early and previously unpublished short works offers insight into the social satirist's developing literary style and includes pieces that explore such themes as innocence, ironic twists of fate, and morality
While mortals sleep : unpublished short fiction by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,621 libraries worldwide
An anthology of sixteen previously unpublished works includes selections from the iconic writer's early literary career and is complemented by more than a dozen of his original works of art
 
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Alternative Names
Curtius Vonnegut
Fengnigete
Kurt Vonnegut 20th-century American writer
Kurt Vonnegut Amerikaans schrijver
Kurt Vonnegut Amerikansk forfatter
Kurt Vonnegut amerykański pisarz i publicysta
Kurt Vonnegut écrivain américain
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr
Kurt Vonnegut novelisto estadounidenso del siglo XX
Kurt Vonnegut scrittore e saggista statunitense
Kurt Vonnegut US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Kurt Vonnequt
Kurts Vonnegūts
Trout, Kilgore 1922-2007
Vonegat, Kert
Vonegat, Kurt
Voneguts, Kurts, 1922-2007
Vonnegut Jr., Kurt
Vonnegut Júnior, Kurt
Vonnegut Junior Kurt 1922-2007
Vonnegut, K. 1922-2007
Vonnegut, Kurt
Vonnegut, Kurt 1922-2007 jr
Vonnegut , Kurt <jr.>
Vonnegut, Kurt Jr. 1922-2007
Vonnegut, Kurt, ml.
Vonneguts, K. (Kurts), 1922-2007
Vonnegūts, Kurts, 1922-2007
Κουρτ Βόνεγκατ Αμερικανός συγγραφέας και δοκιμιογράφος
Воннегат К. 1922-2007
Воннегат, Курт
Воннегут, Курт
Воннегут, Курт 1922-2007
Курт Вонегат
Курт Вонегут
Курт Воннегут американский писатель, сатирик и художник
Курт Воннеґут
Курт Вонэгут
Кърт Вонегът
Կուրտ Վոննեգուտ
וונגוט, קורט
וונגוט, קורט, הבן
וונגוט, קורט. רוטבליט, יעקב
קורט וונגוט
كورت فونيجت
کورت وانگات نویسندهٔ آمریکایی سدهٔ بیستم میلادی
কুর্ট ভনেগাট
கர்ட் வானெகெட்
เคิร์ต วอนเนกัต
კურტ ვონეგუტი
보네거트, 커트 1922-2007
보네것, 커트 1922-2007
보네것, 쿠르트 1922-2007
보네구트, 커어트 1922-2007
보니것, 커트 1922-2007
커트 보니것
ヴォネガット, カート
ヴォネガット, カート.ジュニア
ヴォネガット・ジュニア, カート
カート・ヴォネガット
カートヴォネガット
库尔特·冯内古特
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