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Cat's Cradle
by Kurt Vonnegut

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Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut Overview

Told with deadpan humour & bitter irony, Kurt Vonnegut's cult tale of global destruction preys on our deepest fears of witnessing Armageddon &, worse still, surviving it ... Dr Felix Hoenikker, one of the founding 'fathers' of the atomic bomb, has left a deadly legacy to the world. For he's the inventor of 'ice-nine', a lethal chemical capable of freezing the entire Told with deadpan humour & bitter irony, Kurt Vonnegut's cult tale of global destruction preys on our deepest fears of witnessing Armageddon &, worse still, surviving it ... Dr Felix Hoenikker, one of the founding 'fathers' of the atomic bomb, has left a deadly legacy to the world. For he's the inventor of 'ice-nine', a lethal chemical capable of freezing the entire planet. The search for its whereabouts leads to Hoenikker's three ecentric children, to a crazed dictator in the Caribbean, to madness. Felix Hoenikker's Death Wish comes true when his last, fatal gift to humankind brings about the end, that for all of us, is nigh...

Kurt Vonnegut

About Cat's Cradle Description

Kurt Vonnegut, Junior was an American novelist, satirist, and most recently, graphic artist. He was recognized as New York State Author for 2001-2003. He was born in Indianapolis, later the setting for many of his novels. He attended Cornell University from 1941 to 1943, where he wrote a column for the student newspaper, the Cornell Daily Sun. Vonnegut trained as a chemist and worked as a journali

Data Book Cat's Cradle

Original Title Cat's Cradle ISBN 0140285601 (ISBN13: 9780140285604 ) Edition Language English Characters Bokonon, Angela Hoenikker, Emily Hoenikker, Frank Hoenikker, Newt Hoenikker...more , "Papa" Monzano, Mona Aamons Monzano, John --...less setting San Lorenzo Ilium (United States) Literary Awards Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (1964) (158)