Cat's Cradle: A Novel

September 8, 1998|
Cat's Cradle: A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut
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“A free-wheeling vehicle . . . an unforgettable ride!”—The New York Times 

Cat’s Cradle
is Kurt Vonnegut’s satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet’s ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist, a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer, and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny. A book that left an indelible mark on an entire generation of readers, Cat’s Cradle is one of the twentieth century’s most important works—and Vonnegut at his very best.

“[Vonnegut is] an unimitative and inimitable social satirist.”—Harper’s Magazine

“Our finest black-humorist . . . We laugh in self-defense.”—Atlantic Monthly
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...
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Title:Cat's Cradle: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.65 in
Published:September 8, 1998
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780385333481

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