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  • Published: 1 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409015222
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

Palm Sunday




Kurt Vonnegut, described by Graham Greene as "One of the best living American writers", is equally well known as an essayist and commentator on American society as he is as a novelist. This volume brings together the best of his shorter work - essays, stories, speeches, letters, articles and autobiography.

  • Published: 1 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409015222
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

About the author

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis in 1922 and studied biochemistry at Cornell University. An army intelligence scout during the Second World War, he was captured by the Germans and witnessed the destruction of Dresden by Allied bombers, an experience which inspired his classic novel Slaughterhouse-Five. After the war he worked as a police reporter, an advertising copywriter and a public relations man for General Electric. His first novel Player Piano (1952) achieved underground success. Cat's Cradle (1963) was hailed by Graham Greene as 'one of the best novels of the year by one of the ablest living authors'. His eighth book, Slaughterhouse-Five was published in 1969 and was a literary and commercial success, and was made into a film in 1972. Vonnegut is the author of thirteen other novels, three collections of stories and five non-fiction books. Kurt Vonnegut died in 2007.

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Praise for Palm Sunday

Many of his fans will enjoy the opportunity to dig throughthese old cigar boxes crammed with Vonnegut's stuff, a fitting remembrance of an American original

David Wright, Booklist

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