Kurt Vonnegut - Letters

ISBN: 9780099582946 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 2014 Autor: Kurt Vonnegut Editură: Vintage Tip copertă: Paperback Număr pagini: 464 Stoc: La comandă

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Sixty years of Vonnegut's life seen through his brilliant, entertaining letters


This collection of Vonnegut's letters is the autobiography he never wrote – from the letter he posted home upon being freed from a German POW camp, to notes of advice to his children: ‘Don't let anybody tell you that smoking and boozing are bad for you. Here I am fifty-five years old, and I never felt better in my life'. Peppered with insights, one-liners and missives to the likes of Norman Mailer, Gunter Grass and Bernard Malamud, Vonnegut is funny, wise and modest. As he himself said: ‘I am an American fad—of a slightly higher order than the hula hoop'.

Like Vonnegut's books, his letters make you think, they make you outraged and they make you laugh. Written over a sixty-year period, and never published before, these letters are alive with the unique point of view that made Vonnegut one of the most original writers in American fiction

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Kurt Vonnegut
Data Publicarii
2014
Editura
Vintage
Inaltime
20
Latime
13
Tip Coperta
Paperback
Nr Pag
464
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