Kilgore Trout's Breakfast Of Champions

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As for Breakfast of Champions, The New York Times describes it as Vonnegut preforming magic, “…he wheels out all the latest fashionable complaints about America--her racism, her gift for destroying language, her technological greed and selfishness--and makes them seem fresh, funny, outrageous, hateful, and lovable, all at the same time” (The New York Times, “Breakfast of Champions, Or Goodbye Blue Monday”). The plot is based on a science fiction writer, Kilgore Trout, who has “doodley-squat”, and a Pontiac dealer, Dwayne Hoover, who is “fabulously well-to-do”. We know that, in the future, the American Academy of Arts and Science will recognize Trout as a prodigious man for his writing. However, in the time period that the book is set in,
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