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Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Collage.

Vonnegut, Kurt.

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ISBN 10: 0440065933 / ISBN 13: 9780440065937
Published by Delacorte Press, New York, 1981
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A Fine tight copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with a short closed edge tear to the front panel. In this self-portrait by an American genius, Kurt Vonnegut writes with beguiling wit and poignant wisdom about his favorite comedians, country music, a dead friend, a dead marriage, and various cockamamie aspects of his all-too-human journey through life. This is a work that resonates with Vonnegutís singular voice: the magic sound of a born storyteller mesmerizing us with truth. Bookseller Inventory # 22897

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Title: Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Collage.

Publisher: Delacorte Press, New York

Publication Date: 1981

Edition: First Printing of the First Edition.

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Vonnegut writes with beguiling wit and wisdom about his favorite comedians, country music, a dead friend, and many other facets of his all-too-human journey through life, in a work that resonates with the magic sound of a born storyteller--a self-portrait of an American literary genius. Reissue.

About the Author:

Kurt Vonnegut is a unique voice in the American canon — a writer whose works are hard to categorize, often straddling the space between literature and science fiction, and filled with cutting satire and dark humor. Like Mark Twain before him, Vonnegut's reputation and impact on American writing and reading will continue to grow steadily and increase in relevance as new insights are made. Vonnegut was born in 1922 in Indianapolis, and studied at the University of Chicago and the University of Tennessee. In the Second World War, he became a German prisoner of war and was present during the bombing of Dresden. This experience provided inspiration for his most successful and influential novel, Slaughterhouse-Five. Vonnegut — admired as much for his views and his “Vonnegutisms” as for his publications — wrote extensively in many forms, including novels, short stories, essays, plays, articles, speeches, and correspondence, some of which was published posthumously.

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