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    • Basic Training

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Colin Hanks
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Written to be sold under the pseudonym of "Mark Harvey", this 20,000-word novella was never published in Vonnegut’s lifetime. Basic Training is a bitter, profoundly disenchanted story that satirizes the military, authoritarianism, gender relationships, parenthood, and most of the assumed mid-century myths of the family. Haley Brandon, the adolescent protagonist, comes to the farm of his relative, the old crazy who insists upon being called The General, to learn to be a straight-shooting American....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Quaint Vonnegut Bildungsroman

    • By Darwin8u on 06-30-12

    Regular price: $6.95

    • We Are What We Pretend to Be

    • The First and Last Works
    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Colin Hanks, Oliver Wyman, Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    Called “our finest black-humorist” by The Atlantic Monthly, Kurt Vonnegut was one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Now his first and last works come together for the first time in print, in a collection aptly titled after his famous phrase, We Are What We Pretend To Be.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not a place to start.

    • By Robert on 11-02-12

    Regular price: $14.95