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Author: Kurt Vonnegut Narrator: Arthur Bishop Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2015 ISBN: 9781427264084
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According to Kurt Vonnegut's alter ego, the old science fiction writer Kilgore Trout, a global timequake will occur on February 13, 2001, at 2:27 p.m. It will be the moment when the universe suffers a crisis of conscience: Should it go on expanding indefinitely, or collapse and make another great big BANG? For its own cosmic reasons, it decides to back up a decade to 1991, giving the world a 10-year case of deja vu, making everybody and everything do exactly what they'd done during the past decade, for good or ill, a second time. As a character in, and a brilliant chronicler of, this bizarre event, Kurt Vonnegut casts his wicked wit and his unique perspective on life as he lived it and observed it, for more than seventy years. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Wry and trenchant…highly entertaining.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “His funniest book since Breakfast of Champions…There are nuggets of Vonnegutian wisdom throughout.”

    Newsweek

  • “Humorous, sardonic…Timequake makes for irresistible reading that’s loaded with more important truths than it lets on…Moralizing has never been funnier.”

    Chicago Sun-Times

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About the Author

Author Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut (1922–2007) was a master of contemporary American literature. His black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America’s attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him as “a true artist” with Cat’s Cradle in 1963.

About the Narrator

Arthur Bishop is well known for his work in the history genre and his skillful narration of the popular title Thank You for Your Service.