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Welcome to the Monkey House - by Kurt Vonnegut (Paperback)

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  • "[Kurt Vonnegut] strips the flesh from bone and makes you laugh while he does it. . . .
  • About the Author: Kurt Vonnegut's 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.
  • 352 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Short Stories (single author)

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About the Book



Frequently reissued with the same ISBN, but with slightly differing bibliographical details.



Book Synopsis



"[Kurt Vonnegut] strips the flesh from bone and makes you laugh while he does it. . . . There are twenty-five stories here, and each hits a nerve ending."--The Charlotte Observer

Welcome to the Monkey House is a collection of Kurt Vonnegut's shorter works. Originally printed in publications as diverse as The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and The Atlantic Monthly, these superb stories share Vonnegut's audacious sense of humor and extraordinary range of creative vision.

Includes the following stories:

"Where I Live"
"Harrison Bergeron"
"Who Am I This Time?"
"Welcome to the Monkey House"
"Long Walk to Forever"
"The Foster Portfolio"
"Miss Temptation"
"All the King's Horses"
"Tom Edison's Shaggy Dog"
"New Dictionary"
"Next Door"
"More Stately Mansions"
"The Hyannis Port Story"
"D.P."
"Report on the Barnhouse Effect"
"The Euphio Question"
"Go Back to Your Precious Wife and Son"
"Deer in the Works"
"The Lie"
"Unready to Wear"
"The Kid Nobody Could Handle"
"The Manned Missiles"
"Epicac"
"Adam"
"Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow"



Review Quotes




"[Kurt Vonnegut] strips the flesh from bone and makes you laugh while he does it. . . . There are twenty-five stories here, and each hits a nerve ending."--The Charlotte Observer



About the Author



Kurt Vonnegut's 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." Mr. Vonnegut passed away in April 2007.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.04 Inches (H) x 5.33 Inches (W) x .81 Inches (D)
Weight: .59 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 352
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Short Stories (single author)
Publisher: Dial Press
Format: Paperback
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Language: English
Street Date: September 8, 1998
TCIN: 11830615
UPC: 9780385333504
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-8557
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship weight: 0.59 pounds
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