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by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 5, Section 54 Summary

  • Billy goes to sleep with Valencia and travels back in time to 1944, to his trip from South Carolina to his father's funeral in upstate New York.
  • He travels by train. When he reaches Ilium, New York, the porter wakes him from a deep sleep.
  • The porter tells Billy he had a huge erection while he was sleeping.

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