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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Dwayne Hoover, car salesman, is driven to insanity by Kilgore Trout, science fiction writer.
Excellent book. Satire on hypocrisy and the chaos of life.

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Biting satire, crude drawings, crazy characters--a deliciously low-brow humor. This is an amazing accomplishment. Who is Kilgore Trout? I'm Kilgore Trout, you're Kilgore Trout. He is every hack ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter 1
7
Chapter 2
17
Chapter 3
29
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About the author (1999)

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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