Book #53467

A Man Without a Country

Kurt and Vonnegut, Daniel Simon
Book #53467 A Man Without a Country. Kurt and Vonnegut, Daniel Simon.
A Man Without a Country
A Man Without a Country

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: Fourth Printing
Publisher: New York, London, Melbourne, Toronto: Seven Stories Press, 2005.
ISBN: 158322713X

A Later printing in Fine condition housed in an equally unblemished dust-jacket.

Kurt Vonnegut's A Man Without a Country tells the story of an American soldier, Howard W. Campbell, Jr., who is forced to leave his country and family behind when he is drafted into the army in World War II. Upon arriving in Germany, Campbell is captured by the Nazis and sent to a concentration camp, where he is tortured and humiliated. After escaping the camp, Campbell trekking through Nazi-occupied Europe, he finally reaches neutral Switzerland, where he is granted political asylum. Campbell lives in exile in Switzerland for the rest of the war, never to return to his home country.

A Man Without a Country is a poignant and humorous story of one man's fight for freedom and his quest to return to his beloved country. Vonnegut's adept writing brings the characters and locations to life, making it an irresistible read.; 8vo; 146 pages.

Price: $45.00

Author Bio

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (Nov. 11, 1922 – Apr. 11, 2007), American novelist known for works blending satire, black comedy, and science fiction, such as Slaughterhouse-Five (1969), Cat's Cradle (1963), and Breakfast of Champions (1973). His first novel was the dystopian novel Player Piano published in 1952.