Bagombo Snuff Box: Uncollected Short Fiction

August 1, 2000|
Bagombo Snuff Box: Uncollected Short Fiction by Kurt Vonnegut
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From the acclaimed author of Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat''s Cradle, and Breakfast of Champions comes a compilation of twenty-three never-before-collected short stories.

These vignettes of American life draw on Kurt Vonnegut''s World War 2 experiences and the resolute optimism of the country after the war. Together, they present a poignant and humorous portrayal of an America peopled with overzealous high school band directors and their students, rebellious housewives, and boasting salesmen, soldiers misplaced during the war and people lost in their own gadget-filled homes. 

In an era before television, Kurt Vonnegut found a ready and willing audience in the readers of such magazines as Collier''s, The Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, Argosy, and Redbook. These rare, rediscovered tales gives us a glimpse into a more innocent America—and into the developing genius of one of the greatest writers of our time.
Kurt Vonnegut was a master of contemporary American literature. His black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America’s attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him, in the words of The New York Times, as “a true artist” with the publication of Cat...
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Title:Bagombo Snuff Box: Uncollected Short Fiction
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 8 X 5.1 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 8 X 5.1 X 1 in
Published:August 1, 2000
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780425174463

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