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A Guide to Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
With this new guide to Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five, you can have an even greater understanding of this classic novel.. Included in this guide: a biography of author Kurt Vonnegut, a look at the novel's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to Slaughterhouse-Five, concise and easy to understand.
Ready Reference Treatise: Slaughterhouse Five
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The story revolves around a soldier named Billy Pilgrim. It describes his experiences during the Second World War. “Slaughterhouse Five” is considered as most influential and popular work of the author.
Renovating Vonnegut
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Side Effects
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,290. 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.