Welcome to the monkey house : a collection of short works
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Published:
New York : Dial Press Trade Paperbacks, [2014].
Format:
Book
Edition:
The special edition.
Physical Desc:
xvi, 393 pages ; 21 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.7 - AR Pts: 16
Lexile measure:
810L
Status:
Description
Since its original publication in 1968, Welcome to the Monkey House has been one of Kurt Vonnegut's most beloved works. This special edition celebrates a true master of the short-story form by including multiple variant drafts of what would eventually be the title story. In a fascinating accompanying essay, oBuilding the Monkey House- At Kurt Vonnegut's Writing Table,onoted Vonnegut scholar Gregory D. Sumner walks readers through Vonnegut's process as he struggles-false start after false start-to hit upon what would be one of his greatest stories. The result is the rare chance to watch a great writer hone his craft in real time. a Praise for Kurt Vonnegut a oKurt Vonnegut is, in my view, the great, urgent passionate American writer of our century.o -George Saunders a oVonnegut's fiction itches to seize the human truth by its large handles.o -John Updike
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780812993608 (trade pbk.), 0812993608 (trade pbk.)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.7, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
810

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General Note
Featuring "Building the monkey house" -- by Gregory D. Sumner.
Description
A collection of twenty-five short works by the American author written between 1950 and 1968 and originally printed in a wide range of publications including "The Atlantic Monthly," "Esquire," and "Ladies' Home Journal."
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APA Citation (style guide)

Vonnegut, K., & Sumner, G. D. (2014). Welcome to the monkey house: a collection of short works. The special edition. New York: Dial Press Trade Paperbacks.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Vonnegut, Kurt and Gregory D. Sumner. 2014. Welcome to the Monkey House: A Collection of Short Works. New York: Dial Press Trade Paperbacks.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Vonnegut, Kurt and Gregory D. Sumner, Welcome to the Monkey House: A Collection of Short Works. New York: Dial Press Trade Paperbacks, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Vonnegut, Kurt., and Gregory D Sumner. Welcome to the Monkey House: A Collection of Short Works. The special edition. New York: Dial Press Trade Paperbacks, 2014. Print.

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