ISBN: 978-1-58322-713-8, 1-58322-713-X
Год издания: 2005
Издатель: Seven Stories Press
Количество страниц: 160
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"A Man Without a Country" is Kurt Vonnegut's hilarious and razor-sharp look at life ("If I die - God forbid - I would like to go to heaven to ask somebody in charge up there: "Hey, what was the good news and what was the bad news?"), art ("To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it."), politics ("I asked former Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton what he thought of our great victory over Iraq and he said: "Mohammed Ali versus Mr. Rogers."), and the condition of the soul of America today ("What has happened to us?"). Gleaned from short essays and speeches composed over the last five years and plentifully illustrated with artwork by the author throughout, "A Man Without a Country" gives us Vonnegut both speaking out with indignation and writing tenderly to his fellow Americans, sometimes joking, at other times hopeless, always searching. Kurt Vonnegut is among the very few grandmasters of contemporary American letters, without whom the very term...