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Vonnegut

Kurt. born 1922, US novelist. His works include Cat's Cradle (1963), Slaughterhouse Five (1969), Galapagos (1985), Hocus Pocus (1990), and Timequake (1997)
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Six months after walking in on his mother after she had killed herself from an overdose of sleeping pills, Vonnegut was taken prisoner by the Nazis during the Battle of the Bulge.
Vonnegut's remarks on the similarities between himself and Hemingway, especially the effects of childhood and war on writing, along with the development of differing attitudes toward violence that led Vonnegut to distance himself from Hemingway, suggest a genesis of sorts for Lawrence R.
Vonnegut dreams up diabolically elegant business crimes, then sends smart-talking characters to follow the money.
Seeing the developing situation in Missouri, volunteers at the not-for-profit Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in his hometown of Indianapolis offered to send every student at the high school a free copy of the writer's science fiction novel.
Norb Vonnegut, before becoming a writer, built a career in private wealth management at Morgan Stanley, Paine Webber, and other iconic Wall Street institutions.
It's just possible I liked Vonnegut because he was a much better smartass than I was.
Though many high-schoolers devoted to time travel might now think of Terry Gilliam's "Time Bandits" (1981) or "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" (1989), at a comparable age I was focused upon the aforementioned Vonnegut classic, Slaughterhouse-Five, and George Roy Hill's screen adaptation.
But don't worry- Kurt Vonnegut had nothing to do with the exotic new ice and it can't destroy civilization.
The club once hosted the likes of Kurt Vonnegut, and Pines tells many stories through fine verse.
So said the late, great writer Kurt Vonnegut, whose seminal novel Slaughterhouse Five retains its place in the list of the top 100 best books ever written.
This week's chosen topics include "the life and works of Louis Wain", "the Sherlock Holmes films of Basil Rathbone", "the Greeks in Sicily 500-212BC" and Kurt Vonnegut.
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