Billy Pilgrim is the son of an American barber. He serves as a chaplain's assistant in World War II, is captured by the Germans, and he survives the largest massacre in European history--the fire bombing of Dresden. After the war Billy makes a great deal of money as an optometrist, and on his wedding night he is kidnapped by a flying saucer from the planet Tralfamadore. So begins a modern classic by a master storyteller.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - being_b - LibraryThing
"Shit happens, life is cruel and arbitrary and so is war" is not a novel's worth of insight. And repeating the same three-word phrase (so it goes) over and over is not enough to make it iconic. Tattoo-havers the world over, I question your taste. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SandraBrower - LibraryThing
I have wanted to read this book since the first time i watched the movie Footloose! It interested me that Ren would call it a classic and the 2 adults that were so ridges would say it is sinful. So, i ... Read full review