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Breakfast of Champions

by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.


From the publisher:

Breakfast Of Champions is vintage Vonnegut. One of his favorite characters, aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. The result is murderously funny satire as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, racism, success, politics, and pollution in America and reminds us how to see the truth.


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Breakfast of Champions, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Title is longstanding trademark of General Mills. Drawings in work not up to trade-mark owner's standards.
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Food & Culture
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