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A Man Without a Country by Kurt Vonnegut is a collection of non-fiction essays reflecting on humor, politics, religion, education, prejudice, ignorance, the environment, art, war, and more. He tackles all of these issues in the twelve chapters/essays that compose this book, using a customary wit that has made him internationally famous.
While this novel is autobiographical, it is not a life story in the way that so many other autobiographies are, and therefore lacks a conventional plot line. Each chapter in this work can stand alone as an essay, though the common themes or overriding threads that tie the chapters together are the ideas that Vonnegut is trying to put forth. One of the key ideas Kurt Vonnegut discusses, and then reiterates, throughout the entire work is that humor is a natural defense mechanism to deal with all the horrible things in the world we live in. While defying... View more of the A Man Without a Country Summary
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