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by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 8, Section 9 Summary

  • The kid quits anyway, even though Trout yells at him.
  • Now Trout is forced to deliver his own newspapers, and he doesn't even have a bike.
  • Billy approaches Trout and asks, "are you Kilgore Trout?" (8.9.6).
  • Trout is shocked that Billy knows of him as a writer. He doesn't even think of himself that way.

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