The Resource Slaughterhouse-five, or, the children's crusade : a duty-dance with death, by Kurt Vonnegut, a fourth-generation German-American now living in easy circumstances on Cape Cod (and smoking too much), who, as an American infantry scout hors de combat, as a prisoner of war, witnessed the fire-bombing of Dresden, Germany, "the Florence of the Elbe," a long time ago, and survived to tell the tale. This is a novel somewhat in the telegraphic schizophrenic manner of tales of the planet Tralfamadore, where the flying saucers come from. Peace

Slaughterhouse-five, or, the children's crusade : a duty-dance with death, by Kurt Vonnegut, a fourth-generation German-American now living in easy circumstances on Cape Cod (and smoking too much), who, as an American infantry scout hors de combat, as a prisoner of war, witnessed the fire-bombing of Dresden, Germany, "the Florence of the Elbe," a long time ago, and survived to tell the tale. This is a novel somewhat in the telegraphic schizophrenic manner of tales of the planet Tralfamadore, where the flying saucers come from. Peace

Label
Slaughterhouse-five, or, the children's crusade : a duty-dance with death
Title
Slaughterhouse-five, or, the children's crusade
Title remainder
a duty-dance with death
Statement of responsibility
by Kurt Vonnegut, a fourth-generation German-American now living in easy circumstances on Cape Cod (and smoking too much), who, as an American infantry scout hors de combat, as a prisoner of war, witnessed the fire-bombing of Dresden, Germany, "the Florence of the Elbe," a long time ago, and survived to tell the tale. This is a novel somewhat in the telegraphic schizophrenic manner of tales of the planet Tralfamadore, where the flying saucers come from. Peace
Title variation
  • Slaughterhouse-5
  • Children's crusade
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Billy Pilgrim, an American soldier captured by the Germans, witnesses firebombing and destruction in Dresden. Launched in November, Dell's Kurt Vonnegut reissue program continues with one of the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous firebombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know
Cataloging source
OCO
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Young Adult
LC call number
PS3572.O5
LC item number
S55 1991
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Slaughterhouse-five, or, the children's crusade : a duty-dance with death, by Kurt Vonnegut, a fourth-generation German-American now living in easy circumstances on Cape Cod (and smoking too much), who, as an American infantry scout hors de combat, as a prisoner of war, witnessed the fire-bombing of Dresden, Germany, "the Florence of the Elbe," a long time ago, and survived to tell the tale. This is a novel somewhat in the telegraphic schizophrenic manner of tales of the planet Tralfamadore, where the flying saucers come from. Peace
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Laurel book"
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  • zbnus
  • mel
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000024931744
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9780440180296
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33601070
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25219490
  • xx33601070

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