Books tagged: kurt vonnegut

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Plastic Ozone Daydream: The Corvette Chronicles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Plastic Ozone Daydream combines fact and fantasy on a wild ride through the birth, growth, and maturity of the sports car in America during the turbulent half-century, 1950-2000. Plastic Ozone Daydream is intended to be both fun to read and challenging to the intellect, taking the reader on a journey he never knew existed— through the crossroads of his own mind. Look deeply into the reflection.
Dr. Jew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The story of Dr. Jew, an unscrupulous lecher who will go to any length to achieve fame and power in a diseased world of glitter. A dark comedy of a reality not unlike our own, with hints of William Faulkner, William S. Burroughs, Vladimir Nabokov, and the most lurid pulp fiction.
Strangers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011 by Fontaine Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Nigel Gray is an author acclaimed for his honesty and his compassion as well as for the clarity and elegance of his prose. He has breathed new life into an almost extinct literary form, the epistolatory novel. ‘Everything of Nigel Gray’s I have read is humane, wise and linguistically melodic.’ - Kurt Vonnegut
Side Effects
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,300. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Vonnegut meets Catch-22! In the last hours of his hectic life, Simon Apple faces up to the hard truth that his very survival represents a prescription for disaster, not only for the pharmaceutical industry but for the nation itself! From the award-winning author of "American Goliath" ("An inspired novel"—TIME Magazine), with a Gahan Wilson cover.
Dunking Tralfamadore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
No sooner do we search for truth do we find nine people willing to lie to us and only one speaker of truth out of every ten. Imagine then the weight we should give to the words of a man who was one in a million when it came to telling the world the truth through humor and wit. This collection is one author’s letter of appreciation to the literary father who inspired his work.
Awful, Ohio
Price: Free! Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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"An intriguing monster." Troy Slushy's exposure to his life-decimating job, depressed wife, and crumbling home encourage his desire for a life in perpetual darkness. It becomes his objective to destroy the bright, menacing beast that removes him from the ecstasy of his dreams, only to expose him to all of these worthless possessions. Troy Slushy declares that his mission is to destroy the sun.
Study Guide: Slaughterhouse-Five (A BookCaps Study Guide)
Series: Study Guides, Book 32. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The perfect companion to Kurt Vonnegut’s "Slaughterhouse-Five," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
Study Guide: Cat's Cradle (A BookCaps Study Guide)
Series: Study Guides, Book 57. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The perfect companion to Kurt Vonnegut’s "Cat's Cradle," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
The Dancer Mimi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Romance » General
Mark must choose between two women. Both dancers. Both named Mimi. The Dancer Mimi was loosely inspired by real dancers Shoko Fujita and Shoko Tamai.
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 227,760. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Can a society function without myth, particularly an origins myth? Can parallels be drawn between myth and the theory of evolution? Are there parallels between the way myths gain prestige (and shield their beliefs from criticism) and how evolution is marketed? To understand how evolution’s sacred aura has been built up, advances in philosophy of science are examined.