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by Kurt Vonnegut

Current Events & Pop Culture

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Slaughterhouse-Five Teacher Pass includes:

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Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture

Vonnegut's Obituary

From the wayback days of April 2007 comes Mr. V's obituary, which celebrates his "dark comic talent and urgent moral vision." It's a must-read for folks who want a brief overview of the man's life and work.