Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
This character's personal experiences during World War II result in the writing of two novels.
Kurt Vonnegut, Sr.
This character spends years pretending to enjoy his work as an architect for the sake of his children.
Jill Krementz (Xanthippe)
This character is known for her Vietnam War photography and later as a social scientist.
Alice Vonnegut Adams
This character has a love for the visual arts but, due to her father's constant praise, becomes overly self-confident. In time this makes her a lazy artist.
This reclusive writer is bitter over the lack of recognition he receives for his work.
Dr. Walter Bruetsch
He is the director of the Bruetsch hospital and attempts to help Vonnegut's mother.
George H. W. Bush
He becomes the 41st President of the United States in a narrow battle that Vonnegut compares to Nazi propaganda.
John F. Collins
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