Fates Worse Than Death: An Autobiographical Collage

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Berkley Books, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
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In this revealing collection of essays, Vonnegut examines the issues and events (both personal and social) that shaped the last decade. Ranging from an intimate portrait of his family to a biting commentary of ex-son-in-law Geraldo Rivera to the 1945 firebombing of Dresden, Germany, where he was a POW, this book "offers a rare insight into an author who has customarily hidden his heart" (New York Times).

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User Review  - zenslave - LibraryThing

I checked this particular book out from the local library. The subtitle on that copy was "An Autobiographical Collage of the 1980s". Just a couple days ago I received a paperback copy from a user on ... Read full review

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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

A fairly innocuous set of essays, some pushing his liberal agenda (and I'm not saying that in a bad way), some about his war experiences and most very autobiographical in nature. I appreciated that he ... Read full review

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Kurt Vonnegut, one of the most acclaimed American writers of the past century, died in New York City on April 11, 2007. He was the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen novels, including such literary classics as Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat s Cradle and God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater. Penguin Group (USA) was fortunate to publish several of Mr. Vonnegut s books, including the novels Timequake and Hocus Pocus as well as a collection of short fiction, Bagombo Snuff Box.

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