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    • About the Author
      • Kurt Vonnegut received the Purple Heart as he returned from World War II.
    • The Sirens of Titan
      • In this novel the first three chapters describe life on Earth as it was between World War II and the Great Depression.
    • Player Piano
      • In this novel Kurt Vonnegut describes how machines would decide the type of job people would have.
    • Cat’s Cradle
      • This novel indicates a particular doctor, Schlichter Von Koenigswald, who was a member of the S.S. He served his time at the Hospital of Hope and Mercy at Auschwitz.
    • Mother Night
      • This novel discusses the story of Howard W. Campbell Jr., an American who moved to Germany after World War I. Later, he became a well-known German playwright and a Nazi propagandist.
    • Slaughterhouse-Five
      • This novel is the reason why Kurt Vonnegut is notably one of the most intriguing writers of his time.
      • This novel is almost a direct autobiography of Kurt Vonnegut’s life. While in World War II Kurt Vonnegut was captured and held in a German slaughterhouse.
    • In Memory of Kurt Vonnegut
      • All that Kurt Vonnegut had accomplished and all the hardships he had gone through allows us to realize that everything can be used to better ourselves.