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Armageddon in Retrospect

(2008)
A collection of stories by

 
 
The first and only collection of unpublished works by Kurt Vonnegut since his death - a fitting tribute to the author, and an essential contribution to the discussion of war, peace, and humanity's tendency toward violence.

Armageddon in Retrospect is a collection of twelve new and unpublished writings on war and peace. Imbued with Vonnegut's trademark rueful humor, the pieces range from a visceral nonfiction recollection of the destruction of Dresden during World War II - an essay that is as timely today as it was then - to a painfully funny short story about three Army privates and their fantasies of the perfect first meal upon returning home from war, to a darker, more poignant story about the impossibility of shielding our children from the temptations of violence. Also included are Vonnegut's last speech as well as an assortment of his artwork, and an introduction by the author's son, Mark Vonnegut. Armageddon in Retrospect says as much about the times in which we live as it does about the genius of the writer.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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May 2008 : UK Hardback
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Title: Armageddon in Retrospect
Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 0-224-08539-5 / 978-0-224-08539-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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April 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Armageddon in Retrospect
Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 0-399-15508-2 / 978-0-399-15508-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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April 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Armageddon in Retrospect (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 0-09-952408-2 / 978-0-09-952408-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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April 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Armageddon in Retrospect
Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 0-425-22689-1 / 978-0-425-22689-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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April 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Armageddon in Retrospect: And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace
Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 1-61176-079-8 / 978-1-61176-079-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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April 2008 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Armageddon in Retrospect
Author(s): Jr Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 0-14-314315-8 / 978-0-14-314315-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin USA
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April 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Armageddon in Retrospect: And Other New and Unpublished Writing on War and Peace
Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 1-4332-4350-4 / 978-1-4332-4350-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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April 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Armageddon in Retrospect
Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut Jr
ISBN: 1-4332-4349-0 / 978-1-4332-4349-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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