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Breakfast of Champions, Vonnegut Kurt

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Автор: Vonnegut Kurt   (Вонненгут Курт)
Название:  Breakfast of Champions   (Завтрак чемпионов)
Издательство: Random House
Классификация:
Современная художественная литература

ISBN: 0099842602
ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099842606
ISBN: 0-09-984260-2
ISBN-13(EAN): 978-0-09-984260-6
Обложка/Формат: Paperback
Страницы: 304
Вес: 0.258 кг.
Дата издания: 21.05.1992
Язык: Eng
Издание: New ed
Размер: 199 x 132 x 20
Читательская аудитория: General (us: trade)
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Поставляется из: Англии
Описание: The author of Slaughterhouse 5 and Hocus Pocus satirizes the horrors of plastic, disposable America with a mixture of cartoons and comic outbursts against rules and reason.
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Slapstick Or Lonesome No More

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Slapstick Or Lonesome No More
ISBN: 009984270X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099842705
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: от 614 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: Wilbur and Eliza Swain are so immensely hideous, helpless and vile in their infancy that their wealthy parents send them to live on a nearby asteroid. But the monstrous pair possess a joint intelligence that could outstrip the most advanced computers. By the author of "Slaughterhouse 5".

Slaughterhouse 5

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Slaughterhouse 5
ISBN: 0099800209 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099800200
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: от 522 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: Centring on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden in the Second World War, Billy Pilgrim`s odyssey through time reflects the journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know.

Slapstick

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Slapstick
ISBN: 0385334230 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385334235
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: от 830 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: Flying to a favorite uncle's funeral, a middle-aged Kurt Vonnegut daydreams of one-hundred-year-old Wilbur Oriole-11 Swain, pediatrician and past United States President, who wrote history's most popular child-rearing manual and sold the original Louisiana Purchase.

Breakfast of Champions

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Breakfast of Champions
ISBN: 0385334206 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385334204
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: от 970 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: In this wildly successful novel, originally published in 1973, aging writer (and perhaps Vonnegut's most famous character) Kilgore Trout is horrified to learn that a car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. Illustrated throughout with the original Vonnegut "doodles."

Hocus Pocus

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Hocus Pocus
ISBN: 0425130215 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780425130216
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: от 572 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: Tarkington College, a small, exclusive college in upstate New York, is turned upside down when ten thousand prisoners from the maximum security prison across Lake Mahiga break out and head for the college.

God bless you, mr.rosewater

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: God bless you, mr.rosewater
ISBN: 0099842807 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099842804
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: от 691 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: A novel about people, their pleasures, pains and perversions, and money. It is a satire on insanity - a millionaire`s private lunacy, the inherited obsessions of a famous family and the collective madness that grips a whole nation. The author`s other novels include "Slaughterhouse 5".

Galapagos

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Galapagos
ISBN: 0385333870 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385333870
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: от 897 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: The human survivors of the "Nature Crisis of the Century", are quietly evolving into sleek, furry creures with flippers and small brains. All other forms of humankind have ceased to exist, made redundant by their prized big brains. From the author of "Slaughterhouse 5".

Armageddon in Retrospect

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Armageddon in Retrospect
ISBN: 0099524082 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099524083
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: от 735 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: First published on the anniversary of Kurt Vonnegut's death, "Armageddon in Retrospect" is a collection of twelve new and unpublished writings on war and peace. Imbued with Vonnegut's trademark rueful humour, the pieces range from a visceral nonfiction recollection of the destruction of Dresden during World War II - a piece that is as timely today as it was then - to a painfully funny short story about three privates and their fantasies of the perfect first meal upon returning home from war, to a darker, more poignant story about the impossibility of shielding our children from the temptations of violence. Also included in this title are Vonnegut's last speech as well as an assortment of his artwork, with an introduction by the author's son, Mark Vonnegut.

"Armageddon in Retrospect" says as much about the times in which we live as it does about the genius of the writer.

While mortals sleep

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: While mortals sleep
ISBN: 0099529068 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099529064
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: от 691 р.
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Описание: Set in trailers, bars and factories, Vonnegut conjures up a world where men and machines, art and artifice, fame and fortune become curiously twisted and characters pit their dreams and fears against a cruel and comically indifferent world.

While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction
ISBN: 0385343744 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385343749
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: от 1090 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER - Foreword by Dave Eggers

These previously unpublished, beautifully rendered works of fiction are a testament to Kurt Vonnegut's unique blend of observation and imagination. Here are stories of men and machines, art and artifice, and how ideals of fortune, fame, and love take curious twists in ordinary lives.

An ambitious builder of roads fritters away his free time with miniature trains--until the women in his life crash his fantasy land. Trapped in a stenography pool, a young dreamer receives a call from a robber on the run, who presents her with a strange proposition. A crusty newspaperman is forced onto a committee to judge Christmas displays--a job that leads him to a suspiciously ostentatious ex-con and then a miracle. Featuring a Foreword by Dave Eggers, While Mortals Sleep is a poignant reflection of our world as it is and as it could be.

Includes the following stories:

"Jenny"
"The Epizootic"
"Hundred-Dollar Kisses"
"Guardian of the Person"
"With His Hand on the Throttle"
"Girl Pool"
"Ruth"
"While Mortals Sleep"
"Out, Brief Candle"
"Tango"
"Bomar"
"The Man Without No Kiddleys"
"Mr. Z"
"$10,000 a Year, Easy"
"Money Talks"
"The Humbugs"

Praise for While Mortals Sleep

"Immensely readable and thoroughly entertaining."--The Washington Post

"Taut, concise . . . The stories set themselves up with neat swiftness, proceed at a clip, and shut down with equal speed, showing Vonnegut] honing his skills in structure and satire."--Los Angeles Times

"A lovely reminder of the mischievous moral voice we lost when we lost Kurt Vonnegut."--San Francisco Chronicle

"These stories were all good when they were written decades ago, but many strike me as great now. Never has the voice of Kurt Vonnegut, humanist and humorist, been more relevant."--The Seattle Times

"There's something distinctly timeless about Vonnegut's vision."--Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Jailbird

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Jailbird
ISBN: 0099999005 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099999003
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: от 691 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: Pay attention please to the life of Walter F Starbuck. 1913, gave him the gift of life. 1970, gave him a job in the Nixon White House. 1975, sent him to prison for his part in the `Watergate` scandal. Now he is coming out of jail, into the brave new world of 1980s Manhattan. This title tells the story of his first twenty-four hours of freedom.

Player Piano

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Player Piano
ISBN: 0385333781 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385333788
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: от 962 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

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"A funny, savage appraisal of a totally automated American society of the future."--San Francisco Chronicle

Kurt Vonnegut's first novel spins the chilling tale of engineer Paul Proteus, who must find a way to live in a world dominated by a supercomputer and run completely by machines. Paul's rebellion is vintage Vonnegut--wildly funny, deadly serious, and terrifyingly close to reality.

Praise for Player Piano

"An exuberant, crackling style . . . Vonnegut is a black humorist, fantasist and satirist, a man disposed to deep and comic reflection on the human dilemma."--Life

"His black logic . . . gives us something to laugh about and much to fear."--The New York Times Book Review

Bluebeard

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Bluebeard
ISBN: 038533351X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385333511
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: от 1026 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: An old man recounts his past to a voluptuous widow, revealing man's compulsion to create and destroy what he loves....Broad humor and bitter irony collide in this fictional biography of aging artist Rabo Karabekian--first introduced in Breakfast of Champions--who wants only to be left alone at his Long Island estate with the secret he has locked in his potato barn.

Deadeye Dick

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Deadeye Dick
ISBN: 0385334176 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385334174
Издательство: Random House (USA)
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Цена: от 962 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: A young boy's life is irrevocably changed when he accidently kills a pregnant woman whi playing with one of his father's many rifles.

Welcome to the Monkey House

Автор: Vonnegut Kurt
Название: Welcome to the Monkey House
ISBN: 0385333501 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385333504
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: от 830 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть

Описание: Tender stories of love, incisive esays on human greed and misery, and imaginative tales of futuristic happenings reveal Vonnegut's versatility and vision.


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