The Resource A man without a country, Kurt Vonnegut ; edited by Daniel Simon, (electronic resource)

A man without a country, Kurt Vonnegut ; edited by Daniel Simon, (electronic resource)

Label
A man without a country
Title
A man without a country
Statement of responsibility
Kurt Vonnegut ; edited by Daniel Simon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a collection of brief autobiographical essays, the renowned novelist offers his views on art, politics, and everyday life in America. A Man Without a Country is Kurt Vonnegut's hilariously funny and razor-sharp look at life "If I die-God forbid-I would like to go to heaven to ask somebody in charge up there, Hey, what was the good news and what was the bad news?"), art ("To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it."), politics ("I asked former Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton what he thought of our great victory over Iraq and he said, Mohammed Ali versus Mr. Rogers."), and the condition of the soul of America today ("What has happened to us?"). Gleaned from short essays and speeches composed over the last five years and plentifully illustrated with artwork by the author in full color throughout, A Man Without a Country gives us Vonnegut both speaking out with indignation and writing tenderly to his fellow Americans, sometimes joking, at other times hopeless, always searching
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vonnegut, Kurt
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3572.O5
LC item number
Z473 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Simon, Daniel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vonnegut, Kurt
  • Vonnegut, Kurt
  • Authors, American
  • Amerikanska författare
  • United States
  • United States
  • Förenta Staterna
Label
A man without a country, Kurt Vonnegut ; edited by Daniel Simon, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2005
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
As a kid I was youngest -- Do you know what a twerp is? -- Here is a lesson in creative writing -- I'm going to tell you some news -- Okay, now let's have some fun -- I have been called a Luddite -- Iturned eighty-two on November 11 -- Do you know what a humanist is? -- Do unto others -- A sappy woman from Ypsilanti -- Now then, I have some good news -- I used to be the owner and manager of an automobile dealership -- Requiem
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525510130
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
387190b7-a05c-49d7-858c-bf983e1c69b5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)991593630
Label
A man without a country, Kurt Vonnegut ; edited by Daniel Simon, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2005
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
As a kid I was youngest -- Do you know what a twerp is? -- Here is a lesson in creative writing -- I'm going to tell you some news -- Okay, now let's have some fun -- I have been called a Luddite -- Iturned eighty-two on November 11 -- Do you know what a humanist is? -- Do unto others -- A sappy woman from Ypsilanti -- Now then, I have some good news -- I used to be the owner and manager of an automobile dealership -- Requiem
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525510130
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
387190b7-a05c-49d7-858c-bf983e1c69b5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)991593630

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