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Peace in Amber Audiobook

Peace in Amber: The World of Kurt Vonnegut

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Hugh Howey was a boat captain living aboard a 74-foot yacht in the shadow of the Twin Towers on the morning of September 11, 2001.

Imprisoned and put on display in a glass-domed zoo on the planet Tralfamadore, adult film actress Montana Wildhack is left alone with her thoughts and her occasional lover Billy Pilgrim.

Inspired by Kurt Vonnegut’s masterpiece Slaughterhouse Five, Howey uses this short story to weave his own personal Dresden experience with Wildhack’s private hell. In Peace in Amber, he examines the struggle to determine what to control, when to surrender, and how to discern those things we cannot change.

©2014 Hugh Howey (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    This is not just a story. Its a piece of literature, pure, wonderfully written, literature!
    Its a raw, true and fictional, side by side work that examines the human condition. The combination used, really hits deep into the human perspective. This is the type of work that really makes you want to savor each thought stirred by the words. It leaves you with a desire to deeply ponder yourself and humanity.
    Its deep!
    This should also be in every future literature class in every college! Fabulous work!!!!!

    Oh the narration....Splendid! Perfect! Just like the book.

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    Not sure if I'm missing another book that might have helped me understand . This short story was not what I thought I would be getting.

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