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The Resource Complete stories, Kurt Vonnegut ; collected and introduced by Jerome Klinkowitz and Dan Wakefield ; foreword by Dave Eggers

Complete stories, Kurt Vonnegut ; collected and introduced by Jerome Klinkowitz and Dan Wakefield ; foreword by Dave Eggers

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Complete stories
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Complete stories
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Kurt Vonnegut ; collected and introduced by Jerome Klinkowitz and Dan Wakefield ; foreword by Dave Eggers
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Here for the first time is the complete short fiction of one of the twentieth century's foremost imaginative geniuses. More than half of Vonnegut's output was short fiction, and never before has the world had occasion to wrestle with it all together. Organized thematically{u2014}"War," "Women," "Science," "Romance," "Work Ethic versus Fame and Fortune," "Behavior," "The Band Director" (those stories featuring Lincoln High's band director and nice guy George Hemholtz), and "Futuristic"{u2014}these ninety-eight stories were written from 1941 to 2007, and include those Vonnegut published in magazines and collected in Welcome to the Monkey House, Bagombo Snuff Box, and other books; here for the first time five previously unpublished stories; as well as a handful of others that were published online and read by few. During his lifetime Vonnegut published fewer than half of the stories he wrote, his agent telling him in 1958 upon the rejection of a particularly strong story, "Save it for the collection of your works which will be published someday when you become famous. Which may take a little time." Selected and introduced by longtime Vonnegut friends and scholars Dan Wakefield and Jerome Klinkowitz, Complete Stories puts Vonnegut's great wit, humor, humanity, and artistry on full display. An extraordinary literary feast for new readers, Vonnegut fans, and scholars alike
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fiction
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Complete stories, Kurt Vonnegut ; collected and introduced by Jerome Klinkowitz and Dan Wakefield ; foreword by Dave Eggers
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text
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Contents
All the king's horse -- D. -- Manned missile -- Thanaspher -- Souveni -- Cruise of the Jolly Roge -- Arme Dolmetsche -- Bagombo snuff bo -- Great da -- Guns before bette
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sky2ocm87274024
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24 cm
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A Seven Stories Press first edition.
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xxx, 911 pages
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9781609808082
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(hardback)
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2017013594
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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CORE COLLECTION
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Complete stories, Kurt Vonnegut ; collected and introduced by Jerome Klinkowitz and Dan Wakefield ; foreword by Dave Eggers
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
All the king's horse -- D. -- Manned missile -- Thanaspher -- Souveni -- Cruise of the Jolly Roge -- Arme Dolmetsche -- Bagombo snuff bo -- Great da -- Guns before bette
Control code
sky2ocm87274024
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
A Seven Stories Press first edition.
Extent
xxx, 911 pages
Isbn
9781609808082
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017013594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
CORE COLLECTION

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