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Cat's Cradle Chapter 46

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 46

The Bokononist Method for Handling Caesar

  • John asks them about Frank Hoenikker, but the Mintons inform him that Frank has renounced his American citizenship.
  • And with it, those pesky criminal charges.
  • The Mintons then introduce John to the book they've been reading, San Lorenzo: The Land, the History, the People by Philip Castle.
  • It's the only book about the island and only one of five copies to be printed.
  • Minton gives the book to John to read.
  • He opens the book to a random page and it just happens to be about Bokononism.