Mother Night: A Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Aug 11, 2009 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense. American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he really guilty? In this brilliant book rife with true gallows humor, Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of gray with a verdict that will haunt us all.


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The Basics Howard W. Campbell Jr. is a loyal Nazi. But he’s also an American spy. But he’s responsible for the deaths of millions. But he saved millions of lives. And he can’t decide what holds more ... Read full review

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Howard W. Campbell jr. An apolitical American ex-expatriate living in Berlin, becomes a higher-up in the Nazi Propaganda Ministry. His various trials and the bribes handed out to him by both sides, in WWII and after, define the rest of his life. "Be Careful who you pretend to be..." Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
11
Section 3
15
Section 4
23
Section 5
25
Section 6
29
Section 7
41
Section 8
45
Section 12
149
Section 13
153
Section 14
169
Section 15
181
Section 16
197
Section 17
199
Section 18
227
Section 19
231

Section 9
77
Section 10
101
Section 11
113
Section 20
233
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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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