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Breakfast of Champions: A Novel

Authors: Vonnegut, Kurt
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC016000, FIC019000, FIC052000
ISBN: 9780307567239, Related ISBNs: 0307567230, 0385334206, 0440131480, 9780307567239, 9780385334204
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 320,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: “Marvelous . . . [Vonnegut] wheels out all the complaints about America and makes them seem fresh, funny, outrageous, hateful and lovable.”—The New York Times

In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. What follows is murderously funny satire, as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, racism, success, politics, and pollution in America and reminds us how to see the truth.

“Free-wheeling, wild and great . . . uniquely Vonnegut.”—Publishers Weekly
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