Kurt Vonnegut dead at 84

by Don on April 11, 2007

in Reflections

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The New York Times is reporting that Kurt Vonnegut has died at 84.

Kurt Vonnegut, whose dark comic talent and urgent moral vision in novels like “Slaughterhouse-Five,” “Cat’s Cradle” and “God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater” caught the temper of his times and the imagination of a generation, died last night in Manhattan. He was 84 and had homes in Manhattan and in Sagaponack on Long Island.

Kurt Vonnegut is one of my favorite authors. I just completed my annual reading of his “Cat’s Cradle.” He will be missed.

And so it goes.

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