8 edition of Slater House found in the catalog.
June 13, 2006
Written in English
Harlequin Intrigue Series
|The Physical Object|
|Format||Mass Market Paperback|
|Number of Pages||256|
Karin Slaughter is a New York Times Bestselling Author of mystery and thriller novels. Some of her popular releases include the Grant County and Will Trent series, as well as standalone books The Good Daughter, Pieces of Her, and Pretty Girls. Slaughterhouse-Five, an American classic, is one of the world’s great antiwar books. Centering on the infamous World War II firebombing of Dresden, the novel is the result of what Kurt Vonnegut described as a twenty-three-year struggle to write a book about what he .
Slaughterhouse-Five Timequake Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons Welcome to the Monkey House For Mary O'Hare and Gerhard Mutter The cattle are lowing, The Baby awakes. But the little Lord Jesus No crying He makes. 1 ALL THIS HAPPENED, more or less. The war parts, anyway, are pretty much s: Earlier this year, Slaughter’s books The Good Daughter and Cop Town moved into development in film and TV, respectively; in July, the rights were acquired to .
Slaughterhouse-Five Summary In , Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was not especially well known or commercially successful, despite having already published five novels and two short story collections. The publication of Slaughterhouse Five in that year marked Vonnegut's artistic and commercial breakthrough. Addeddate Identifier KurtVonnegutSlaughterhouseFiveAudiobook Identifier-ark ark://t6wx3q47t Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR).
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Slaughterhouse is a book about the other reality behind our demand for cheap meat, and lots of it: horrifically abused animals, permanently disabled workers, and dangerously dirty product.
While animals are a point of focus of this book, I wouldnt call Slaughterhouse an animal rights or vegan work/5. Slaughterhouse is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five years - particularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulation - have had on workers, animals, and by: In many ways, it's a highly unusual novel.
As the book itself says of war (and perhaps of itself): "There are almost no characters in this story, and almost no dramatic confrontations, because most of the people in it are so sick or so much the listless playthings of enormous forces." Slaughterhouse-Five Cited by: Slaughterhouse-Five quiz that tests what you know about important details and events in the book.
including the manufacture of a nutritional malt syrup. Their camp occupies a former slaughterhouse. One night, Allied forces carpet bomb the city, then drop incendiary bombs to create a firestorm that sucks most of the oxygen into the blaze Cited by: Slaughterhouse-Five, antiwar novel by Kurt Vonnegut, published in The absurdist, nonlinear work blends science fiction with historical events, notably the Dresden firebombing of World War II.
It is considered a modern-day classic. Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best novels of all time, 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/5(K).
The Rzhev Slaughterhouse by Svetlana Gerasimova is a fantastic book in many ways. First of all it brings new information to the fighting in the Eastern Front and secondly it presents a very balanced view of the struggle without some of the all to frequent Soviet/Russian "adjustments" to history/5(35).
The series begins with Slaughter’s first book, Blindsighted, which involves the experiences of part-time coroner Sara Linton and her ex-husband, Heartsdale Chief of Police Jeffery Tolliver. The book was a huge success, selling well and winning a place on the Crime Writer’s Association’s short list for the ‘Best Thriller Debut of ’.
The main character in the book, Jurgis Rudkus, a Lithuanian immigrant, tries to make ends meet in Chicago. The book begins with his wife Ona and his wedding feast. He and his family live near the stockyards and meatpacking district where many immigrants, who do not know much English, work.
He takes a job at Brown's : Upton Sinclair. Slaughterhouse Five is one of the world's great anti-war books. Centring on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden in the Second World War, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know.
Tempests and Slaughter 2 book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In which we learn of Numair's last years at the university /5. Book Summary Slaughterhouse-Five is an account of Billy Pilgrim's capture and incarceration by the Germans during the last years of World War II, and scattered throughout the narrative are episodes from Billy's life both before and after the war, and from his travels to.
Slaughterhouse-Five is a novel by Kurt Vonnegut that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.
Slaughterhouse-Five is an extremely entertaining read, and an important book for teen readers to explore more deeply in a classroom setting. It also has one of the all-time great opening lines in literature as it begins what is surely one of the strangest meditations on war: "All of 5/5.
Slaughterhouse-Five review – archive, 19 March Kurt Vonnegut’s story of Billy Pilgrim is ‘the oddest and most directly and obliquely heart-searching war book for years’Author: Christopher Wordsworth.
The Jungle, America's most influential proletarian novel, emerged from a seven-week investigation of Chicago's slaughterhouses. Researching the book inUpton Sinclair interviewed fellow Socialists, settlement house officials, health inspectors, and the workers themselves, who smuggled him into meatpacking plants so he could view conditions firsthand.
“The Slaughter is gripping, horrifying, infuriating—and utterly compelling read this book.” – William Kristol, editor, Weekly Standard “Pity anyone who enters China's penal system according to investigator Ethan Gutmann, whose expose rests on interviews with top police officials, doctors who have killed captives on the operating table, and torture survivors ”/5(58).
A slaughterhouse, also called abattoir (/ ˈ æ b ə t w ɑːr / ()), is a facility where animals are slaughtered, most often (though not always) to provide food for terhouses supply meat, which then becomes the responsibility of a packaging facility. Slaughterhouses that produce meat that is not intended to be eaten by humans are sometimes referred to as knacker's yards or.
When your whole world becomes unhinged, only love Want to Read. Shelving menu. Slaughterhouse-Five quizzes about important details and events in every section of the book. Slaughter is the founder of the Save the Libraries project—a nonprofit organization established to support libraries and library programming.
A native of Georgia, she lives in Atlanta. Her standalone novel Pieces of Her is in development with Netflix and the Grant County and Will Trent series are in development for : HarperCollins Publishers.I recently finished reading Kurt Vonnegut's 'Slaughterhouse Five' and I quite enjoyed it but I don't get why it is so highly praised as being one of the greatest books ever written.I loved the book, don't get me wrong, but I might be missing a deeper meaning.
I do plan to re-read the book in the future to hopefully understand it better, but I did not get it the first time.Book 1, “Slaughter: Origin Story”, introduces us to a man that has removed himself from society. Tragedy has stolen everything he ever loved in brutal fashion. When the evils of this world sneak up on him yet again, it finds a man at his breaking point.