Breakfast of Champions: Or, Goodbye Blue Monday!

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Dell, 1999 - Fiction - 302 pages
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In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut's  most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. What follows 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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User Review  - csweder - LibraryThing

This is the third Vonnegut book I've read...and possibly one that makes me feel he was a bit unstable himself. In Slaughterhouse Five, I thought everyone was purposefully crazy to give the impression ... Read full review

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User Review  - countrylife - LibraryThing

Breakfast of Champions = martini. Tap-dancing and farting = alien communication. Creator of the universe = author. Wide open beavers = well, you know. ”And so on.” There was a sign in my head while ... Read full review

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Kurt Vonnegut's black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America's attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him as “a true artist” (The New York Times) with Cat's Cradle in 1963. He was, as Graham Greene declared, “one of the best living American writers.” Mr. Vonnegut passed away in April 2007.

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