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The Honor of a Newsboy [Kindle Edition]

Kurt Vonnegut

Kindle Price: $1.99
Sold by: Random House LLC

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Book Description

Look at the Birdie is a collection of fourteen previously unpublished short stories from one of the most original writers in all of American fiction. In this series of perfectly rendered vignettes, written just as he was starting to find his comic voice, Kurt Vonnegut paints a warm, wise, and often funny portrait of life in post–World War II America—a world where squabbling couples, high school geniuses, misfit office workers, and small-town lotharios struggle to adapt to changing technology, moral ambiguity, and unprecedented affluence.

Determined to trip up a murder suspect, a small-town police chief relies on the good word of a scrupulous newspaper delivery boy whose dedication to his craft—and to his cowardly father—may hold the key to cracking the case.

 The Honor of a Newsboy and the thirteen other never-before-published pieces that comprise Look at the Birdie serve as an unexpected gift for devoted readers who thought that Kurt Vonnegut's unique voice had been stilled forever—and provide a terrific introduction to his short fiction for anyone who has yet to experience his genius.
 


Product Details

  • File Size: 148 KB
  • Print Length: 18 pages
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press (October 6, 2009)
  • Sold by: Random House LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002RLBK6S
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,301,208 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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