And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life. Charles J. Shields
ISBN: 9781250012180 | 544 pages | 14 Mb
And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life Charles J. Shields
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Shields writes in the introduction to And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life, quoting a note he sent his then-potential-subject in summer 2006. This biography of Kurt Vonnegut reminds me of the old saying: The book is better than the movie. His novels and even his artwork is iconic, but less known is his personal life. Kurt was a gruff man – if you want to put it mildly – and, despite the good things he did, like taking in his nephews after their parents died, Mark Vonnegut doesn't give the impression that he ever did become an outwardly caring father. And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut, a life by Charles J. What he does show us is that his father was there when he needed him, like during his at “Writing Kurt Vonnegut” http://www.writingkurtvonnegut.com. Biographer Charles Shields spent a lot of time with Vonnegut while working on And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life. Kurt Vonnegut became a cultural legend with novels like Slaughterhouse-Five, Breakfast of Champions, Galapagos, and many others. Shields (University of Mary Washington), about the iconic countercultural author is called And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut, A Life. Kurt Vonnegut was a Midwesterner in a riches-to-rags family who traveled far and wide but never escaped his roots. Here was a counterculture icon speaking out against the establishment while the investments in his portfolio included a strip mining company and Dow Chemical, the manufacturer of the napalm used in Vietnam. August 9, 2012 Leave a comment. Shields And so It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut, A Life (Holt, November). And it will happen soon, I think,” Charles J.
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