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A man without a country, Kurt Vonnegut ; edited by Daniel Simon

Label
A man without a country
Title
A man without a country
Statement of responsibility
Kurt Vonnegut ; edited by Daniel Simon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a collection of brief autobiographical essays, the renowned novelist offers his views on art, politics, and everyday life in America. A Man Without a Country is Kurt Vonnegut's hilariously funny and razor-sharp look at life "If I die-God forbid-I would like to go to heaven to ask somebody in charge up there, Hey, what was the good news and what was the bad news?"), art ("To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it."), politics ("I asked former Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton what he thought of our great victory over Iraq and he said, Mohammed Ali versus Mr. Rogers."), and the condition of the soul of America today ("What has happened to us?"). Gleaned from short essays and speeches composed over the last five years and plentifully illustrated with artwork by the author in full color throughout, A Man Without a Country gives us Vonnegut both speaking out with indignation and writing tenderly to his fellow Americans, sometimes joking, at other times hopeless, always searching
Title
A man without a country
Creator
Contributor
Summary
In a collection of brief autobiographical essays, the renowned novelist offers his views on art, politics, and everyday life in America
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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174221
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3572.O5
LC item number
Z473 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
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Kurt Vonnegut ; edited by Daniel Simon
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A man without a country, Kurt Vonnegut ; edited by Daniel Simon
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Contents
As a kid I was the youngest -- Do you know what a twerp is? -- Here is a lesson in creative writing -- I'm going to tell you some news -- Okay, now let's have some fun -- I have been called a Luddite -- I turned eighty-two on November 11 -- Do you know what a humanist is? -- Do unto others -- A sappy woman from Ypsilanti -- Now then, I have some good news -- I used to be the owner and manager of an automobile dealership -- Requiem
Control code
2498065
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Seven Stories Press 1st ed.
Extent
ix, 146 p.
Isbn
9780739466223
Lccn
2005014967
Other physical details
ill
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2498065
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm60515164
  • (OCoLC)60515164

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