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Emma is back again this summer. Address any complaints about this reaction to her.

Kurt Vonnegut’s God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

In fact, this is my first full-length Vonnegut novel. But let me explain. Or just read my blog on it.

You might have to scroll through the archives a little. But, humanitarian and advocate though he may have been, Vonnegut was above all else a writer. I started with God Bless You, Mr. Sorry for outing the secrets of your creative process, Rachel.

Rosewater coming into it, and almost all of it was complimentary. Bernie Sanders sleeps with this under his pillow, they said. Kilgore Trout, they said. I want you to imagine the most heinously rich family you can think of. The Gateses, the Vanderbilts, the Waltons, whatever. Then I want you to settle them in the mids and give them a major corporation, a town, a county surrounding that town, and a seat in government.


Oh, and a do-gooder vod of an heir to it all. Eliot Rosewater, the aforementioned do-gooder loon, is tired of having oodles and oodles of money. 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.

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater: Emma Reacts – Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library

Unfortunately, that involves me figuring out what exactly my opinion is. Am I supposed to not be able to summarize it succinctly? Most of them are important later.

I sure hope so. But I liked it. And the writing, as always, is top-notch.

I may have come to God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater in the name of the project, but I stayed for the writing. I fell in love with Vonnegut because of word-masonry like that. But confused is okay. Bernie could have slept with a worse book.

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