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The Resource Novels 1987-1997, Kurt Vonnegut ; Sidney Offit, editor

Novels 1987-1997, Kurt Vonnegut ; Sidney Offit, editor

Label
Novels 1987-1997
Title
Novels 1987-1997
Statement of responsibility
Kurt Vonnegut ; Sidney Offit, editor
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
..."The final three novels of the visionary master who defined a generation. Bluebeard (1987) is the colorful history of a phenomenally gifted realist painter who, in the 1950s, betrayed his artistic vision for commercial success. Now, at seventy-one, he writes his memoirs and plots his revenge on the worldly forces that sonspired to corrept his talent. In Hocus Posus (1990), a freewheeling prison memoir by a Vietnam vet and disgraced academic, Vonnegut brings his indelible voice to a range of still-burning issues--free speech, racism, environmental calamity, deindustrialization, and global ization. Timequake (1997), the author's last completed novel, is part science fiction yarn (starring perennial protagonist Kilgore Trout), part diary of the mid-1990s (starring the author himself). The result is a perfect fusion of Vonnegut's two signature genres, the satirical fantasy and the personal essay, and a literary magician's fond farewell to his readers and his craft."--jacket
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
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Works
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Vonnegut, Kurt
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • [Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Offit, Sidney
  • Vonnegut, Kurt
  • Vonnegut, Kurt
  • Vonnegut, Kurt
Series statement
Library of America ;
Series volume
bk. 273
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  • Vonnegut, Kurt
  • Autobiography
  • Artists
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Prisoners
  • Satire
  • Science fiction
Label
Novels 1987-1997, Kurt Vonnegut ; Sidney Offit, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 731-754)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bluebeard
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Timequake
Control code
sky279671362
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
754 pages
Isbn
9781598534641
Lccn
2015935691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ak 01/16, ak 08/17
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Novels 1987-1997, Kurt Vonnegut ; Sidney Offit, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 731-754)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bluebeard
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Timequake
Control code
sky279671362
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
754 pages
Isbn
9781598534641
Lccn
2015935691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ak 01/16, ak 08/17
Other physical details
illustrations

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