Palm Sunday

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Random House, Nov 23, 2010 - Literary Collections - 352 pages
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Kurt Vonnegut, described by Graham Greene as "One of the best living American writers", is equally well known as an essayist and commentator on American society as he is as a novelist. This volume brings together the best of his shorter work - essays, stories, speeches, letters, articles and autobiography.

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User Review  - jeffjardine - LibraryThing

As is indicated by the subtitle, this is an eclectic mix of (mostly) KV's uncollected writing at the time it was published in 1981. The format allows him to put in plain English many of the themes ... Read full review

PALM SUNDAY: An Autobiographical Collage

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Is this "collage" of Vonnegut's occasional writings "a very great book by an American genius" (as he declares in a pretty hilarious mock-preface)? Or is it—as he goes on to suggest—a "blivit" (i.e ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis in 1922 and studied biochemistry at Cornell University. During the Second World War he served in Europe and, as a prisoner of war in Germany, witnessed the destruction of Dresden by Allied bombers, an experience which inspired his classic novel Slaughterhouse-Five. He is the author of thirteen other novels, three collections of stories and five non-fiction books. Kurt Vonnegut died in 2007.

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