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Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Collection : The Big Trip Up Yonder, 2br02b (MP3-CD)

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The Big Trip Up Yonder: Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was known for blending satire, black comedy, and science fiction, and that is exactly what he does in this story. It was written in 1954 and first appeared in Galaxy Science Fiction. In the chronology of his works, it came between Player Piano and The Sirens of Titan. The story takes place in a future in which the population has grown so huge, due to an anti-aging product, that generations are forced to live together in crowded apartments. The family in this story is ruled by a dictatorial grandfather, the owner of the apartment and oldest of the clan.2BR02B: Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was known for blending satire, black comedy, and science fiction, and that is exactly what he does in this little gem of of a story from 1962. In the chronology of his works, it came between Mother Night and Cat's Cradle. The title is pronounced "2 B R naught 2 B" and references the famous phrase, "To be or not to be" in Shakespeare's Hamlet. The story takes place in a future when diseases and aging have been eliminated and, as a result, the government has taken measures to insure population control.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Mp3_cd
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Language: English
Street Date: October 18, 2016
TCIN: 51559801
UPC: 9781531883713
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-7137
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