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Deadeye Dick

Kurt Vonnegut

Deadeye Dick

by Kurt Vonnegut

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Published by Dell Publishing in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Kurt Vonnegut.
The Physical Object
Pagination240p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22275522M
ISBN 100440117658

Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut's funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors - a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an annihilation of a city by a neutron bomb - Rudy Waltz, aka Deadeye Dick, takes us along on a zany search for absolution and happiness. Get this from a library! Deadeye Dick. [Kurt Vonnegut] -- A funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Rudy Waltz, a.k.a. Deadeye Dick, takes readers on a zany search for absolution and happiness in this tale of crime and punishment that.

  Deadeye Dick: A Novel - Ebook written by Kurt Vonnegut. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Deadeye Dick: A Novel/5(53). “The master at his quirky, provocative best.”—Cosmopolitan Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an annihilation of a city by a neutron bomb—Rudy Waltz, aka Deadeye Dick, takes us along on a .

  Deadeye Dick is the eighth book in Rachel's Best Vonnegut Reading Order. I promised myself, and all of you, a certain something when I tried and failed to finish Player Piano. I promised I would finish all the other Vonnegut novels for the sake of the blog. I proceeded through the Vonnegut oeuvre, taking to some books more than others but never regretting my . Click to read more about Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Not the best vonnegut book, but I like how the story ties together so many of vonnegut's other characters and brings a close to Midland City/5(19).


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''DEADEYE DICK'' is the life story, told by himself, of one Rudolph Waltz, born in Midland City, Ohio, in and now residing in Portau-Prince, Haiti, where he's the chef and co-owner (with his. Deadeye Dick (), a novel by American author Kurt Vonnegut, tells the story of Rudy Waltz, a Midwestern expatriate living in Port-au-Prince who is guilt-stricken over a tragic childhood accident that resulted in the death of a pregnant woman.

Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut's funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of Free shipping over $/5(5).

Deadeye Dick is so lambently lighthearted that when it's over, you barely remember that it contains a death by radioactivity, a double murder--a decapitation, a blizzard that kills hundreds, and the annihilation of an entire city by a neutron bomb.

Free download or read online Deadeye Dick pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Kurt Vonnegut.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fiction, humor story are Rudy Waltz,/5. Deadeye Dick forces readers to confront the emptiness, loneliness, and craziness of contemporary life.

As in previous novels, Vonnegut’s attention in Deadeye Dick focuses on the lack of “common. DEADEYE DICK A NOVEL by us and them,” we are informed in the book’s opening paragraph. “Later this summer when the funeral takes place, the media will speculate boldly on who’s to blame.” The exact nature of the tragedy that has been foretold and questions of blame come into focus gradually as a series of events is set inexorably.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut; 12 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Hotelkeepers, Neutron bomb; Places: Haiti.

Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an annihilation of a city by a neutron bomb—Rudy Waltz, aka Deadeye Dick, takes us along on a zany search for absolution and happiness.4/4(44).

Deadeye Dick were an American alternative rock trio that was formed in New Orleans, Louisiana. The band, which consisted of vocalist/guitarist Caleb Guillotte, bassist Mark Adam Miller, and drummer Billy Landry, was formed in and took their name from the Kurt Vonnegut novel of the same name.

The group built up a loyal following touring Genres: Alternative rock. Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an annihilation of a city by a neutron bomb—Rudy Waltz, aka Deadeye Dick, takes us along on a zany search for absolution and happiness.

Rudy was referred to as “Deadeye Dick” in public all of the time. People would call him at work just to harass him and ask if he is the infamous Deadeye Dick.

That name haunted him. The only thing that Rudy ever truly did for himself was produce a play called Katmandu, which was featured in New York for one night. "Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors -- a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an annihilation of a city by a neutron bomb -- Rudy Waltz, aka Deadeye Dick, takes us along on a zany search for absolution and happiness." (K).

He is a double murdered and becomes known as Dead-Eye Dick. Rudy takes on enormous guilt for what follows, which includes the losing of the family fortune, the imprisonment of his father for criminal negligence, to say nothing of the death of the two people he’s killed.

But guilt at the accidental murders isn’t quite the whole story. Story: Rudy Waltz, nicknamed Deadeye Dick, commits accidental manslaughter as a child (he kills a pregnant woman who was vacuuming) and lives his whole life feeling guilty and seeking forgiveness for it.

Full Title: Deadeye Dick: A Novel Author: Kurt Vonnegut Publisher: Grafton Books () Number of Pages: How long it took me to read: weeks Where I bought this book: Gift from a friend ISBN: Like a Moth to a Flame. For the past ten years, Kurt Vonnegut has been popping up in my life like some wandering oracle of writing, an issuer of.

A young man from a peculiar family background inadvertently shoots a pregnant woman while playing with a rifle. This catastrophe has an irrevocable effect upon his life. Rudy Waltz, a.k.a. Deadeye Dick, tells the story of his life as a middle-aged man expatriate in Haiti.

In addition to the other catastrophes of his life, his hometown back in the U.S. is virtually destroyed by a neutron /5(25). Directed by Ida Lupino. With Charles Bickford, Doug McClure, Don Quine, Sara Lane. A woman visits her sister in Medicine Bow bringing her teenage daughter who is enamored with a Dead Eye Dick western novel.

She develops a crush on The Virginian after he settles her horse aggravating a teenage boy she meets who likes her/10(39). Deadeye Dick is a novel only Kurt Vonnegut could have written - quirky, strange, thought-provoking, and a little bit depressing. The story of Deadeye Dick and his family is not a happy one.

Rudy Waltz acquires his unusual nickname at the age of twelve by accidentally killing a woman in his hometown, but the whole story starts well before Rudy was even born.4/5().Rudy Waltz (aka “Deadeye Dick”) is the lead in this latter day Vonnegut novel.

Waltz, our protagonist, moves through the book trying to make sense of a life that is rife with disaster; there is a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, the total annihilation of a city by nuclear holocaust and, believe it or not, more.Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut's funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence.

Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors--a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an annihilation of a city by a neutron bomb--Rudy Waltz, aka Deadeye Dick, takes us along on a zany search for absolution and happiness.