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.