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The Resource And so it goes : Kurt Vonnegut, a life, Charles J. Shields

And so it goes : Kurt Vonnegut, a life, Charles J. Shields

Label
And so it goes : Kurt Vonnegut, a life
Title
And so it goes
Title remainder
Kurt Vonnegut, a life
Statement of responsibility
Charles J. Shields
Title variation
Kurt Vonnegut
Title variation remainder
a life
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An authorized portrait of the influential twentieth-century American writer draws on first-person accounts and Vonnegut's private letters while offering insight into his youth, the inspirations for his work, and his enduring literary impact
Summary
The first authorized biography of the influential American writer, Sheilds examines Vonnegut's life from his childhood to his death in 2007 and explores how the author changed the conversation of American literature
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2011.
Biography type
individual biography
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10020269
Cataloging source
DLC
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1951-
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Shields, Charles J.
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vonnegut, Kurt
  • Novelists, American
Target audience
adult
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Kurt Vonnegut, a life
Label
And so it goes : Kurt Vonnegut, a life, Charles J. Shields
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [425]-492) and index
Contents
Out of print and scared to death -- You were an accident, 1922-1940 -- One of the biggest fools on the hill, 1940-1943 -- To war in the bridal suite, 1943-1945 -- Folk Society and the House of Magic, 1945-1947 -- Stop being such a hardheaded realist, 1948-1951 -- The dead engineer, 1951-1958 -- Cooped up with all these kids, 1958-1965 -- A community of writers, 1965-1967 -- The big Ka-BOOM, 1967-1969 -- Goodbye and goodbye and goodbye, 1969-1971 -- Cultural bureaucrat, 1971-1974 -- Ripped off, 1975-1979 -- Looking for Mr. Vonnegut, 1980-1984 -- Dear celebrity, 1984-1991 -- Waiting to die, 1992-2007 -- Appendix. Vonnegut-Lieber family history
Control code
000046117862
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 513 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780805086935
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
And so it goes : Kurt Vonnegut, a life, Charles J. Shields
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [425]-492) and index
Contents
Out of print and scared to death -- You were an accident, 1922-1940 -- One of the biggest fools on the hill, 1940-1943 -- To war in the bridal suite, 1943-1945 -- Folk Society and the House of Magic, 1945-1947 -- Stop being such a hardheaded realist, 1948-1951 -- The dead engineer, 1951-1958 -- Cooped up with all these kids, 1958-1965 -- A community of writers, 1965-1967 -- The big Ka-BOOM, 1967-1969 -- Goodbye and goodbye and goodbye, 1969-1971 -- Cultural bureaucrat, 1971-1974 -- Ripped off, 1975-1979 -- Looking for Mr. Vonnegut, 1980-1984 -- Dear celebrity, 1984-1991 -- Waiting to die, 1992-2007 -- Appendix. Vonnegut-Lieber family history
Control code
000046117862
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 513 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780805086935
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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