Posted by: kitkat | April 13, 2007

Kurt Vonnegut 1922- 2007

Kurt Vonnegut

Yesterday Kurt Vonnegut passed away at the age of 84. You can check out an article from the Washington Post here. Plus there’s some information; as well as links to videos of Mr. Vonnegut at Wikipedia.
Double plus you can get more information about him on the library website. All you have to do is:
1) Go to the MCLS website
2) check out the magazines and databases section on the left hand of the website
3) click on Biography Resource Center
4) type in your card number and last name when it asks you
5) type in Kurt Vonnegut
6) peruse the wealth of information on Kurt Vonnegut!

Here is a bibliography of Kurt’s work:

NOVELS –
* Player Piano, 1952.
* The Sirens of Titan, 1959.
* Mother Night, 1961.
* Cat’s Cradle, 1963.
* God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater; or, Pearls before Swine, 1965.
* Slaughterhouse Five; or, The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death, 1969.
* Breakfast of Champions; or, Goodbye Blue Monday, 1973.
* Slapstick; or, Lonesome No More, 1976.
* Jailbird, 1979.
* Deadeye Dick, 1982.
* Galapagos, 1985.
* Bluebeard, 1987.
* Hocus Pocus, 1990.
* Timequake, 1997.

SHORT FICTION –
* Canary in a Cathouse, 1961.
* Welcome to the Monkey House: A Collection of Short Works, 1968.
* Bagombo Snuff Box, 1999.
* God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian, 2000.

PLAYS –
* Penelope, 1971
* Between Time and Timbuktu; or, Prometheus Five: A Space Fantasy, 1972.
* Miss Temptation, 1993.

Also author of Something Borrowed, 1958; The Very First Christmas Morning, 1962;EPICAC, 1963; My Name Is Everyone, 1964; and Fortitude, 1968.

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