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Vonnegut does have his moments – in all his books – where you think well, where I think”ugh Full of unforgettable characters and a rich and hysterically funny story, God Bless You, Mr. Resources No matter where you are on your theatrical journey, our innovative production resources will enhance your show experience!

The separation of corporate control and benefit opens the way for what Roman lawyers feared most: However, Vonnegut’s genius is not that he is Lawyers and Money 2 November There are a number of Vonnegut books that I wish to read again, but this is not one of them.

Kindle Editionpages. This was my fourth Vonnegut, and the one that definitely put him on my all time favourite shelf. It is the story of Eliot Rosewatera millionaire who develops a social conscienceabandons New York Cityand establishes the Rosewater Foundation in Rosewater, Indiana”where he attempts to dispense unlimited amounts of love and limited sums of money to anyone who will come to his office.

An excellent summary of the modern corporate condition. Help me find a book I read in the 90s. Bernie could have slept with a worse book. What is the meaning of life? Rosewater” is based on the iconic Kurt Vonnegut was a great social critic and he wrote in such a way as to make it readable and tolerable. He pays their car payments, gives them money for whatever they ask. Full Synopsis Materials and Orchestration. I find his books to be intensely sobering and the kind of thing that a lot of people should read.


Nothing has changed at all since the 60’s. I read like five of his books.

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

The rich have money, don’t need yoh work, and therefore have no purpose in the world either. I just finished all of the first six Vonnegut novels except for the early Player Piano.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The Beatles – “Piggies” http: Vonnegut’s Redistribute All Wealth moral is completely overbearing, and so whatever aims for satire seemed to just fall off to dumb and obvious caricature.

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater by Kurt Vonnegut

I was positively surprised by the hilarious ending, which suggested some hope for humankind, as I had placed Vonnegut high up on the list of authors with the bleakest vision for humanity after I read Cat’s Cradle.

Secrets of the Money River Vonnegut knew stuff about corporate life that most folk don’t. It’s hard to believe this is nearly half a century old, because it still feels stingingly relevant in a world of austerity, Tea Party Republicanism and millionaire presidential candidates.

The sentiments behind this book are pretty clear. Go lost Howard Ashman way too soon, or that list of titles would have been much longer.

I love that the protagonist Eliot Rosewater is a kind of lovable, asexual loser hippie idealist who thinks love will cure capitalism, etc I don’t seem to understand why some people classify Vonnegut as a humorist. Am I supposed to not be able to summarize it succinctly? Instead, it flows from the net spender to the net saver.

Rosewater, Vonnegut references numerous other characters he has invented throughout vnnegut career. Rosewater, I was completely at peace with Vonnegut’s “maybe this all has deep meaning and maybe I’m just pull Once I realized and accepted the fact vonnefut I will never completely understand what Kurt Vonnegut writes, it became a lot easier for me to read his mr.rosewatr.


They are also in charge of the capital of the charitable and cultural Rosewater Foundation. God Bless you Mr. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Inspired by the work one of his favorite sci-fi writers, Kilgore Trout, Rosewater forms his own one-man branch of the Rosewater Foundation right in the dead-end town of Rosewater.

Wonderful irony in all his books. In one paragraph in this book he pretty much nails why and how western civilization is lurt itself.

And so when I found this audiobook I thought it would be a good one to listen to on my trip. Mar 23, Caro the L. Please try again later. I have been a sucker for Vonnegut since the sixties and I revisit them every so often.

Is this feature helpful? Emma is back again this summer. Eliot’s drunkenness, his generous relationship with the poor in Rosewater, and his ypu relationship with his wife make him appear eccentric and mentally ill.

The concept of charity and wealth redistribution is only part of this process as a side-effect. Open Preview See a Problem? Initially some guy at college through another Vonnegut Book. Off-Center presents a staged reading performance of the little-known show.