“The Drone King” by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

You can read Kurt Vonnegut’s short story “The Drone King” at this link. www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/10/kurt-vonnegut-the-drone-king/537870/ 

After serving in the US Army during WWII, becoming a prisoner of war, and surviving the Dresden bombing in a meat locker; Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) became a husband to Jane Marie Cox and a father of three biological children and his four adopted nephews.  Throughout his career as an American writer, he published 14 novels, three short story collections, five plays, five nonfiction works; and further works have been discovered and published after his death.  Vonnegut continues to make an impact in the world as one of the most important contemporary writers in America.

Image: Unknown. “Kurt Vonnegut.” JSTOR, https://jstor-org.cwi.idm.oclc.org/stable/10.2307/community.2962773. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.


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