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And so it goes : Kurt Vonnegut, a life / Charles J. Shields.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780805086935 :
  • ISBN: 0805086935
  • Description: xii, 513 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Henry Holt and Co., 2011.

Available copies

  • 18 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 19 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction PS 3572 .O5 Z855 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Bunker Hill Community College Stacks PS3572 .O5 Z855 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction PS 3572 O5 Z855 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection PS 3572 .O5 Z855 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Biography B/V9475s (Text to phone) Checked out 12/04/2014
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 920/VONNEGUT (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction PS 3572 .O5 Z855 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Biography BIO VONNEGUT, KURT 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose Biographies (Main Floor) Biography 813 Vonnegut Shields (Text to phone) Available -
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks PS3572.O5 Z855 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [425]-492) and index.
Contents Note: Out of print and scared to death -- You were an accident, 1922-1940 -- One of the biggest fools on the hill, 1940-1943 -- To war in the bridal suite, 1943-1945 -- Folk Society and the House of Magic, 1945-1947 -- Stop being such a hardheaded realist, 1948-1951 -- The dead engineer, 1951-1958 -- Cooped up with all these kids, 1958-1965 -- A community of writers, 1965-1967 -- The big Ka-BOOM, 1967-1969 -- Goodbye and goodbye and goodbye, 1969-1971 -- Cultural bureaucrat, 1971-1974 -- Ripped off, 1975-1979 -- Looking for Mr. Vonnegut, 1980-1984 -- Dear celebrity, 1984-1991 -- Waiting to die, 1992-2007 -- Appendix. Vonnegut-Lieber family history.
Summary: An authorized portrait of the influential twentieth-century American writer draws on first-person accounts and Vonnegut's private letters while offering insight into his youth, the inspirations for his work, and his enduring literary impact.
Subject: Vonnegut, Kurt.
Novelists, American > 20th century > Biography.

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