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Bagombo snuff box : uncollected short fiction, Kurt Vonnegut

Label
Bagombo snuff box : uncollected short fiction
Title
Bagombo snuff box
Title remainder
uncollected short fiction
Statement of responsibility
Kurt Vonnegut
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Never-before-collected, vintage Vonnegut. Vonnegut said that his last book, Timequake (1997), would be his last, but no one as imaginative and in love with language and story can resist the lure of the page, and it's obvious that he had a grand time working on this collection of his vintage stories. Bagombo Snuff Box resurrects Vonnegut's earliest efforts, stories written during the fifties and sixties for such popular venues as The Saturday Evening Post and Collier's. In his engagingly autobiographical introduction, Vonnegut describes his stints as a Chicago journalist and PR man for General Electric in Schenectady, New York; his decision to supplement his income by writing; and his rapid success and evolution into a full-time writer. So, here are his literary roots, a set of stories that reflects their era's eagerness to turn the horrors of war into anecdote and to equate technology with progress. Unabashedly fablelike, they can be either sly or sweet, sentimental or vaudevillian, but all are quietly subversive. ... Rich in low-key humor and good old-fashioned morality, Vonnegut's stories are both wily and tender
Summary
This is vintage Vonnegut: short stories never-before collected or published in book form. They are from the era of the Golden Age of magazines: a pre-television time when publications such as The Saturday evening post, Collier's, Argosy and others reigned supreme as Americans' entertainment choice
Tone
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060692
Cataloging source
JRS
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Vonnegut, Kurt
Dewey number
816
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • United States
  • Manners and customs
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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uncollected short fiction
Label
Bagombo snuff box : uncollected short fiction, Kurt Vonnegut
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1999
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thanasphere -- Mnemonics -- Any reasonable offer -- Package -- No-talent kid -- Poor little rich town -- Souvenir -- Cruise of the Jolly Roger -- Custom-made bride -- Ambitious sophomore -- Bagombo snuff box -- Powder-blue dragon -- Present for Big Saint Nick -- Unpaid consultant -- Der Arme Dolmetscher -- Boy who hated girls -- This son of mine -- Night for love -- Find me a dream -- Runaways -- 2BRO2B -- Lovers Anonymous -- Hal Irwin's magic lamp
Control code
ocm44874004
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Berkley trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxii, 357 pages
Isbn
9780425174463
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)44874004
Label
Bagombo snuff box : uncollected short fiction, Kurt Vonnegut
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1999
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thanasphere -- Mnemonics -- Any reasonable offer -- Package -- No-talent kid -- Poor little rich town -- Souvenir -- Cruise of the Jolly Roger -- Custom-made bride -- Ambitious sophomore -- Bagombo snuff box -- Powder-blue dragon -- Present for Big Saint Nick -- Unpaid consultant -- Der Arme Dolmetscher -- Boy who hated girls -- This son of mine -- Night for love -- Find me a dream -- Runaways -- 2BRO2B -- Lovers Anonymous -- Hal Irwin's magic lamp
Control code
ocm44874004
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Berkley trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxii, 357 pages
Isbn
9780425174463
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)44874004

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