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Kurt Vonnegut
Source/Notes:
Kilgore Trout's epitaph - Breakfast of Champions (1973)
Kurt Vonnegut
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Vonnegut's Blues For America Sunday Herald (7 January 2006) - Various interviews


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Born: November 11, 1922

Died: April 11, 2007 (aged 84)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist

Bio: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was a 20th-century American writer. His works such as Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, and Breakfast of Champions blend satire, gallows humor, and science fiction. As a citizen he was a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a critical leftist intellectual.

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