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Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut

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Also by Kurt Vonnegut:

Kurt Vonnegut, May 2011
Hardcover
Armageddon in Retrospect, April 2008
Hardcover
A Man Without A Country, September 2005
Hardcover
Palm Sunday, May 1999
Paperback
Breakfast of Champions, May 1999
Paperback
Deadeye Dick, May 1999
Paperback
Mother Night, May 1999
Paperback
Slapstick: Or Lonesome No More!, May 1999
Paperback
Player Piano, January 1999
Trade Size (reprint)
Jailbird, January 1999
Paperback
Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons, January 1999
Paperback
Slaughterhouse-Five, January 1999
Paperback
Galapagos, January 1999
Paperback
Welcome to the Monkey House, September 1998
Trade Size (reprint)
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, September 1998
Paperback
The Sirens of Titan, September 1998
Paperback
Bluebeard, September 1998
Paperback
Cat's Cradle, September 1998
Paperback
Timequake, August 1998
Paperback
Hocus Pocus, October 1997
Paperback
Fates Worse Than Death, September 1992
Paperback
Slaughterhouse-Five, November 1991
Paperback (reprint)

Armageddon in Retrospect
Kurt Vonnegut

Putnam
April 2008
On Sale: April 1, 2008
240 pages
ISBN: 0399155082
EAN: 9780399155086
Hardcover
$24.95
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Fiction

The first and only collection of unpublished works by Kurt Vonnegut since his death—a fitting tribute to the author, and an essential contribution to the discussion of war, peace, and humanity’s tendency toward violence.

Armageddon in Retrospect is a collection of twelve new and unpublished writings on war and peace. Imbued with Vonnegut’s trademark rueful humor, the pieces range from a visceral nonfiction recollection of the destruction of Dresden during World War II—an essay that is as timely today as it was then—to a painfully funny short story about three Army privates and their fantasies of the perfect first meal upon returning home from war, to a darker, more poignant story about the impossibility of shielding our children from the temptations of violence. Also included are Vonnegut’s last speech as well as an assortment of his artwork, and an introduction by the author’s son, Mark Vonnegut. Armageddon in Retrospect says as much about the times in which we live as it does about the genius of the writer.

Media Buzz

All Things Considered - May 31, 2011
All Things Considered - June 3, 2008
Talk of the Nation - April 1, 2008

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