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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (17,463 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kurt Vonnegut Narrator: Lawrence Pressman Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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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's lived it and observed it, for more than seventy years. Download and start listening now!


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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Annalisa | 2/20/2014

    " I wouldn't say this is the best Vonnegut I've read. In fact there isn't anything unusual or creative about it. But it was his last book since he died and reading about Kilgore Trout made me smile. Remembering Vonnegut's self-abasing humor made me smile too. There were a couple of insights in the book that made me think, but there were also plenty of times I my mind was wandering and the story didn't grab me. I liked the book more as an autobiographical eulogy than the story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Deb | 2/17/2014

    " I LOVED THIS BOOK, the man was a genius ! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Timothy Kerrigan | 2/12/2014

    " My least favorite Vonnegut book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Matthew Gray | 2/9/2014

    " I think this book is just slightly overrated, but I still liked it. I mean, it's got Kilgore Trout in it, so how could I not like it? "

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