Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children’s Crusade

Winner, National Book Awards 1970 for Fiction

Cover of Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
ISBN 9780440180296
Dial | Delacorte
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Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

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Slaughterhouse-Five, an American classic, is one of the world’s great antiwar books. Centering on the infamous firebombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim’s odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we fear most. [Penguin Random House]