Player Piano: A Novel

January 12, 1999|
Player Piano: A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut
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“A funny, savage appraisal of a totally automated American society of the future.”—San Francisco Chronicle

Kurt Vonnegut’s first novel spins the chilling tale of engineer Paul Proteus, who must find a way to live in a world dominated by a supercomputer and run completely by machines. Paul’s rebellion is vintage Vonnegut—wildly funny, deadly serious, and terrifyingly close to reality.

Praise for Player Piano

“An exuberant, crackling style . . . Vonnegut is a black humorist, fantasist and satirist, a man disposed to deep and comic reflection on the human dilemma.”Life

“His black logic . . . gives us something to laugh about and much to fear.”The New York Times Book Review

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...
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Title:Player Piano: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 7.9 X 5.25 X 0.79 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 7.9 X 5.25 X 0.79 inPublished:January 12, 1999Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385333781

ISBN - 13:9780385333788

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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