Jailbird – Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut

Published by Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence in 1979.

First Trade Edition

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First Trade Edition. Published by Delacorte Press in 1979. Dust Jack unclipped. Black cloth covered boards, gilt and silver lettering at spine. Very good.

Kurt Vonnegut’s “Jailbird” is a satirical novel that centers on Walter F. Starbuck, a minor bureaucrat who has just been released from prison after serving time for his involvement in the Watergate scandal. As Starbuck navigates his new life, he reflects on his past, including his humble beginnings, his rise and fall in the political and corporate worlds, and the eccentric characters he has encountered along the way. Through a series of darkly humorous and poignant episodes, it offers a critique of American capitalism and explores the complexities of redemption and personal responsibility.


Published by: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence

Location published: New York

Year published: 1979

Edition: First Trade Edition


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