Hocus Pocus

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Hocus Pocus

By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Berkley Books, Paperback, 9780425161296, 336pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1997


From the author of Timequake, this "irresistible" novel (Cleveland Plain Dealer) tells the story of Eugene Debs Hartke-Vietnam veteran, jazz pianist, college professor, and prognosticator of the apocalypse. It's "Vonnegut's best novel in years-funny and prophetic...something special." (The Nation)

About the Author
Kurt Vonnegut, one of the most acclaimed American writers of the past century, died in New York City on April 11, 2007. He was the "New York Times" bestselling author of fourteen novels, including such literary classics as "Slaughterhouse-Five," "Cat s Cradle" and "God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater." Penguin Group (USA) was fortunate to publish several of Mr. Vonnegut s books, including the novels "Timequake" and "Hocus Pocus" as well as a collection of short fiction, "Bagombo Snuff Box.""