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The Resource If this isn't nice, what is? : the graduation speeches and other words to live by, Kurt Vonnegut ; selected and introduced by Dan Wakefield

If this isn't nice, what is? : the graduation speeches and other words to live by, Kurt Vonnegut ; selected and introduced by Dan Wakefield

Label
If this isn't nice, what is? : the graduation speeches and other words to live by
Title
If this isn't nice, what is?
Title remainder
the graduation speeches and other words to live by
Statement of responsibility
Kurt Vonnegut ; selected and introduced by Dan Wakefield
Title variation
If this is not nice, what is?
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
TOH
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Vonnegut, Kurt,
Dewey number
815.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3572.O5
LC item number
A6 2016
Literary form
speeches
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Wakefield, Dan
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  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • Baccalaureate addresses
  • Baccalaureate addresses
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Label
If this isn't nice, what is? : the graduation speeches and other words to live by, Kurt Vonnegut ; selected and introduced by Dan Wakefield
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Chiefly consists of selected graduation speeches given by Vonnegut at various educational institutions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Baccalaureate -- How to make money and find love! -- Advice to graduating women (that all men should know!) -- How to have something most billionaires don't -- How music cures our ills (and there are lots of them) -- What the "ghost dance" of the Native Americans and the French painters who led the Cubist movement have in common -- How I learned from a teacher what artists do -- Don't forget where you come from -- Why social justice does more than art to nourish the American dream -- How to be a wise guy or a wise girl -- Why you can't stop me from speaking ill of Thomas Jefferson -- Don't despair if you never went to college! -- How I got my first job as a reporter and learned to write in a simple, direct way, while not getting a degree in anthropology -- Somebody whould have told me not to join a fraternity -- The most censored writer of his time defends the First Amendment -- My dog likes everybody, but that was not inspired by ancient Greece and Rome or the Renaissance -- Unstuck in time : quotes to ponder
Control code
20824429
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Much expanded second edition.
Extent
xix, 187 pages
Isbn
9781609806972
Lccn
2016299651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn936360408
  • (OCoLC)936360408
Label
If this isn't nice, what is? : the graduation speeches and other words to live by, Kurt Vonnegut ; selected and introduced by Dan Wakefield
Publication
Note
Chiefly consists of selected graduation speeches given by Vonnegut at various educational institutions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Baccalaureate -- How to make money and find love! -- Advice to graduating women (that all men should know!) -- How to have something most billionaires don't -- How music cures our ills (and there are lots of them) -- What the "ghost dance" of the Native Americans and the French painters who led the Cubist movement have in common -- How I learned from a teacher what artists do -- Don't forget where you come from -- Why social justice does more than art to nourish the American dream -- How to be a wise guy or a wise girl -- Why you can't stop me from speaking ill of Thomas Jefferson -- Don't despair if you never went to college! -- How I got my first job as a reporter and learned to write in a simple, direct way, while not getting a degree in anthropology -- Somebody whould have told me not to join a fraternity -- The most censored writer of his time defends the First Amendment -- My dog likes everybody, but that was not inspired by ancient Greece and Rome or the Renaissance -- Unstuck in time : quotes to ponder
Control code
20824429
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Much expanded second edition.
Extent
xix, 187 pages
Isbn
9781609806972
Lccn
2016299651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn936360408
  • (OCoLC)936360408

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