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Breakfast of Champions

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ISBN-10: 0385334206

ISBN-13: 9780385334204

Edition: 2006

Authors: Kurt Vonnegut, Kurt Vonnegut

List price: $17.00
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Breakfast Of Champions is vintage Vonnegut. One of his favorite characters, aging 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.
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/11/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

The appeal of Kurt Vonnegut, especially to bright younger readers of the past few decades, may be attributed partly to the fact that he is one of the few writers who have successfully straddled the imaginary line between science-fiction/fantasy and "real literature." He was born in Indianapolis and attended Cornell University, but his college education was interrupted by World War II. Captured during the Battle of the Bulge and imprisoned in Dresden, he received a Purple Heart for what he calls a "ludicrously negligible wound." After the war he returned to Cornell and then earned his M.A. at the University of Chicago.He worked as a police reporter and in public relations before placing…