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Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut is the author and narrator. In addition, since this book is autobiographical, he is the main character, as well. Kurt Vonnegut is one of the premiere American authors of all time, and truly a master of letters. Vonnegut reflects on the major issues of politics, economics, religion, education, ignorance, war, and everything else in between, often using his own life and experiences as a backdrop. This book is autobiographical in many ways, though more because of the philosophies, beliefs, and mind of Vonnegut, as opposed to actual physical history.

Kurt Vonnegut is considered one of the greatest authors, but the only allusion of any kind that suggests he thinks highly of his own skills is with the question of why he has not won a Nobel Prize. Even then, the question is framed in humor, and surrounded by jokes, so the reader gets the impression...

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