Cat's cradle: A Novel

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IL: UG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 8
Lexile measure:
790L
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"A free-wheeling vehicle . . . an unforgettable ride!"-- The New York Times Cat's Cradle is Kurt Vonnegut's satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet's ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist, a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer, and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny. A book that left an indelible mark on an entire generation of readers, Cat's Cradle is one of the twentieth century's most important works--and Vonnegut at his very best. "[Vonnegut is] an unimitative and inimitable social satirist."-- Harper's Magazine "Our finest black-humorist . . . We laugh in self-defense."-- Atlantic Monthly
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ISBN:
9780385333481
038533348
9780795311963
9780061135217
9780307567277
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.8, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
790L
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subject_facet Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic -- Science Fiction, Electronic books, End of the world -- Fiction, Humorous fiction, Literary -- FICTION, Satire, Satire -- FICTION, Science fiction
title_display Cat's cradle
title_full Cat's Cradle, Cat's Cradle A Novel, Cat's Cradle A Novel [eBook] Vonnegut, Kurt., Cat's Cradle A Novel [electronic resource] Vonnegut, Kurt., Cat's cradle / Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
title_short Cat's cradle
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic, End of the world, Fiction, Humor (Fiction), Literary, Literature, Satire, Science Fiction