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About Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut was an American writer.
In total, he wrote 14 novels, 5 plays and dozens of short stories. He is best known for his satirical novel "Slaughterhouse-Five", which was a New York Times Best Seller and earned him a Hugo Award. Most of his books have been adapted into successful films.
His Personal Life
He was of German descent. He was married twice. He had 3 biological children and 4 adopted ones, 3 of which were his sister's sons, after she died of cancer and her husband died in a train accident.
He served in the US Army during WWII and was captured and imprisoned in Dresden. He survived the bombing of that city by the Allies by hiding in a meat locker.
He played a clarinet at school.
He was awarded the Purple Heart.
Kurt Vonnegut Rank
Famous quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm.Kurt Vonnegut
All this happened, more or less. The war parts, anyway, are pretty much true.Kurt Vonnegut
If people think nature is their friend, then they sure don't need an enemy.Kurt Vonnegut
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say.Kurt Vonnegut
Still and all, why bother? Here's my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.Kurt Vonnegut
The year was 2081, and everyone was finally equal.Kurt Vonnegut
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.Kurt Vonnegut
Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say?Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut's Popularity
Kurt Vonnegut was a famous American writer, who was born on November 11, 1922. As a person born on this date, Kurt Vonnegut is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (November 11) and the 6th most popular for the year (1922).
People born on November 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Kurt Vonnegut is the 239th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Kurt Vonnegut's birthday, Kurt Vonnegut is the 2078th most famous American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
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