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Slaughterhouse-Five


I turned the page in Slaughterhouse Five, a forbidden book at Belmont because we were too young to read about soldiers swearing and bombs dropping and bodies blowing up and war sucking.
Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  Kurt Vonnegut’s best-known novel that begins with a fictionalized telling of the fire bombing of Dresden in World War II (the aftermath of which Vonnegut witnessed) with time travel as vehicle to critique society (1969)
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Strongly Associated with:   Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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  • I turned the page in Slaughterhouse Five, a forbidden book at Belmont because we were too young to read about soldiers swearing and bombs dropping and bodies blowing up and war sucking.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • —KURT VONNEGUT, Slaughterhouse Five WITHIN NINETY DAYS of the statue’s dedication, each of the survivors’ lives went its separate way.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Those items sit atop two books: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath and Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • At least, that’s what I thought, when I closed my battered copy of Slaughterhouse-Five, clicked off my iPod, and turned out the light on the last night of summer.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures

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  • SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE OR THE CHILDREN’S CRUSADE A Duty-dance with Death KURT VONNEGUT, JR. The cattle are lowing, The Baby awakes, But the little Lord Jesus No crying He makes.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
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