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Jul 28, Pages. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F. But the humor turns dark when Vonnegut shines his spotlight on the cold hearts and calculated greed of the mighty, giving a razor-sharp edge to an unforgettable portrait of power and politics in our times.

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His imaginative leaps alone. His far-reaching metaphysical and cultural concerns. Kurt Vonnegut was a master of contemporary American literature. Jailbird is a guided tour de force of America. Jailbird definitely mounts up on angelic wings—in its speed, in its sparkle, and in its high-flying intent.

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Every page of it. Easily his best work of fictions since Slaughterhouse-Five. Vonnegut in very good form, tart, wry, often very funny. Also by Kurt Vonnegut. See all books by Kurt Vonnegut.

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