AUTHOR | KURT VONNEGUT



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Kurt Vonnegut | Writer, Satire, Gallows humor, Science fiction



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Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an American author. In a career spanning over 50 years, Vonnegut published fourteen novels, three short story collections, five plays, and five works of non-fiction. He is most famous for his darkly satirical, best-selling novel Slaughterhouse-Five (1969).
Born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, Vonnegut attended Cornell University, but dropped out in January 1943 and enlisted in the United States Army. He was deployed to Europe to fight in World War II, and was captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge. He was interned in Dresden and survived the Allied bombing of the city by taking refuge in a meat locker. After the war, Vonnegut married Jane Marie Cox, with whom he had three children. He later adopted his sister's three sons, after she died of cancer and her husband died in a train accident.
Vonnegut published his first novel, Player Piano, in 1952. The novel was reviewed positively, but was not co


Born: 1922-11-11

Born in: Indianapolis, Indiana

Died: 2007-04-11







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Plato says that the unexamined life is not worth liv...

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God grant me the serenity to accept the things I can...

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Write to please just one person. If you open a windo...

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I felt after I finished Slaughterhouse-Five that I d...

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As for literary criticism in general: I have long fe...

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All these people talk so eloquently about getting ba...

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