Slapstick: Or, Lonesome No More! Summary
Kurt Vonnegut

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Slapstick: Or, Lonesome No More! Summary

A pseudo-autobiography of how the author imagines his future, Slapstick takes place in an apocalyptic future as Wilbur Daffodil-11 Swain, a former pediatrician and President of the United States, writes a memoir of his life at 100 years old. The story skips around to different periods but is generally told chronologically to explain his current existence in the Empire State Building on the solitary island of Manhattan.

Wilbur's childhood is unusual. Born...

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