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Breakfast of champions.

The author questions the condition of modern man in this novel depicting a science fiction writer's struggle to find peace and sanity in the world.

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  • "2 copies located in Circulation."
  • "The author questions the condition of modern man in this novel depicting a science fiction writer's struggle to find peace and sanity in the world."@en
  • "The author questions the condition of modern man in this novel depicting a science fiction writer's struggle to find peace and sanity in the world."
  • "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.From the Trade Paperback edition."@en
  • "Aging science fiction writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. The result 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."
  • "Aging science fiction writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. The result 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."@en
  • ""Kurt Vonnegut's 'explosive meditation' of a novel Breakfast of Champions (1973) is subtitled Goodbye Blue Monday!. It is peppered with simple, childlike illustrations drawn by the author, and it tells a crazy-quilt story that eventually defies the constraints of the novel format itself. All of this seems to constitute an act of self-liberation, and it is: Vonnegut overhauling his creative world, breathing deeply and toying with the very nature of the novel."--Ebook Library."@en
  • "-- -- Reviews were polarized; the novel was celebrated for its bizarre aspects, became the basis of a Bruce Willis movie adaptation whose reviews were not nearly so polarized. (Most critics hated it.) This novel in its freewheeling and deliberately fragmented sequentiality may be the quintessential Vonnegut novel, not necessarily his best, but the work which most truly embodies the range of his talent, cartooned alienation and despair."
  • "Kilgore Trout is a widely published, but unknown writer who is invited to deliver a keynote address at a local arts festival in distant Midland City. Dwayne Hoover is a wealthy businessman who owns much of Midland City. Unfortunately Dwayne is mentally unstable and is undergoing a gradual mental collapse. Kilgore arrives in Midland City and, by happenstance, piques the interest of Dwayne. A confused Dwayne demands a message from Kilgore, who hands over a copy of his novel. Dwayne reads the novel, which purports to be a message from the Creator of the Universe explaining that the reader - in this case Dwayne - is the only individual in the universe with free will. Everyone else is a robot. Dwayne believes the novel to be factual and immediately goes on a violent rampage, severely beating ..."@en
  • "Breakfast of Champions is vintage Vonnegut. One of his favorite characters, aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. The result 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."@en
  • "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. From the Trade Paperback edition."@en
  • "Breakfast Of Champions is vintage Vonnegut. One of his favorite characters, aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. The result 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."@en
  • "Kurt Vonnegut's 'explosive meditation' of a novel Breakfast of Champions (1973) is subtitled Goodbye Blue Monday!. It is peppered with simple, childlike illustrations drawn by the author, and it tells a crazy-quilt story that eventually defies the constraints of the novel format itself. All of this seems to constitute an act of self-liberation, and it is: Vonnegut overhauling his creative world, breathing deeply and toying with the very nature of the novel."@en

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  • "Romans (teksten)"
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  • "Roman américain."
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  • "Humorous fiction."@en
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  • "Humorous fiction"
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  • "Breakfast of champions or Goodbye Blue Monday : With drawings by the author"
  • "Breakfast of champions."@en
  • "Breakfast of champions."
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  • "Breakfast of champions : or Goodbye blue monday /"@en
  • "Breakfast of Champions."@en
  • "Breakfast of Champions."
  • "Breakfast of champions or goodbye, blue monday! : [a novel] /"
  • "Breakfast of champions, or, Goodbye blue Monday! /"
  • "Breakfast of champions, or, Goodbye blue Monday! /"@en
  • "Breakfast of champions, or: Goodbye, blue Monday! : [a novel] /"
  • "Breakfast of champions, or, Goodbye blue monday! /"
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  • "Breakfast of champions"@en
  • "Breakfast of champions : or, Goodbye blue Monday! With drawings by the author."
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  • "Breakfast of champions, or, Goodbye blue Monday!"
  • "Breakfast of champions, or, Goodbye blue Monday!"@en
  • "Breakfast of Champions A Novel/"@en
  • "Breakfast of champions : adapted by Robert Egan /"@en
  • "Breakfast of Champions /"
  • "Breakfast of champions, or, Goodbye blue Monday /"@en
  • "Breakfast of champions; or, Goodbye blue Monday!"
  • "Breakfast of champions; or, Goodbye blue Monday!"@en
  • "Breakfast of champions, or Goodbye blue monday!."
  • "Breakfast of championsor goodbye, blue monday /"
  • "Breakfast of champions a novel /"@en
  • "Breakfast of champions : with drawings by the author /"
  • "Breakfast of champions : or, Goodbye blue Monday! /"@en
  • "Breakfast of champions : or, Goodbye blue Monday! /"
  • "Breakfast of champions : [or goodbye blue Monday] /"
  • "Breakfast of champions, [or goodbye blue Monday!] /"
  • "Breakfast of champions, or, Goodbye blue Monday! : With drawings by the author."
  • "Breakfast of champions : or goodbye, blue Monday /"@en
  • "Breakfast of champions or Goodbye blue monday"
  • "Breakfast of champions [or Goodbye blue Monday!] /"
  • "Breakfast of champions : or, Goodbye blue Monday /"@en
  • "Breakfast of champions, or goodbye blue monday /"
  • "Breakfast of champions. (With drawings by the author.)."
  • "Breakfast of champions, : or Good bye blue monday /"
  • "Breakfast of champions, [or goodbye blue Monday] /"
  • "Breakfast of champions or goodbye blue monday."
  • "Goodbye blue Monday"@en
  • "Goodbye blue Monday"
  • "Breakfast of champions or goodbye blue Monday! /"
  • "Breakfast of champions /"@en
  • "Breakfast of champions /"
  • "Goodbye blue Monday!"@en
  • "Goodbye blue Monday!"
  • "Breakfast of champions [or Goodbye blue Monday! /"
  • "Breakfast of champions or Goodbye blue Monday! /"
  • "Breakfast of champions or Goodbye blue Monday!"
  • "Breakfast of champions or Goodbye blue monday! /"
  • "Breakfast of champions, or Goodbye blue Monday /"

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