A Man Without a Country - Chapter 11, "Now Then, I Have Some Good News" Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11, "Now Then, I Have Some Good News" Summary

This piece actually reads like a fictional Kurt Vonnegut novel, which is probably due in no small part to the fact that a large chunk of it is about an unfinished novel he is currently trying to write. Vonnegut's good news is actually a fictional stand up act from his novel's main character, who talks about Martians who pee gasoline and crap uranium, offering the world the power supplies it no longer has.

The working title of the novel is If God Were Alive Today and is, according to Vonnegut, a novel that simply does not want to cooperate to be completed. The main character is a stand up comic who keeps cracking jokes even as the remaining fossil fuels run out and a virtual type of doomsday comes...

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