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Player Piano, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.'s 1952 novel, also deals with the limitations of science and technology.

The Red Badge of Courage (1895) is Stephen Crane's classic story of the Civil War that, like Vonnegut's novel, portrays the horrors of war in an unromanticized fashion.

Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the West­ern Front (1928) is a classic novel of World War I that, like Vonnegut's novel, portrays German soldiers as ordinary people caught up in the hor­rors of war.

Norman Mailer's The Naked and the Dead (1948) was one of the first major American nov­els based on its author's experiences in World War II.

Tim O'Brien's Going After Cacciato (1978) was one of the first major American novels based on its author's experiences in Vietnam.

Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 (1953) is an­other example of science fiction as social criti­cism.

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