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by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 7, Section 9 Summary

  • By the time they find the communal kitchen, pretty much everyone has left.
  • There is only one woman, a war widow, waiting to give them food.
  • She asks Gluck if he isn't a bit young to be in the army (which he is).
  • She asks Edgar Derby if he isn't a bit old to be in the army (which he is).
  • She doesn't know what Billy's supposed to be.

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