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Galápagos : a novel

Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st trade edView all editions and formats
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Observed by a ghost of the Vietnam War for one million years, the descendants of survivors of a cruise to the Galapagos Archipielago prove Darwin's theory of evolution.
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Genre/Form: Satirical literature
Humorous fiction
Ghost stories
Science fiction
Humorous stories
Satirical fiction
Science fiction, American
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vonnegut, Kurt.
Galápagos.
New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, ©1985
(OCoLC)559361680
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 0385294166 9780385294164 0385294204 9780385294201 0385333870 9780385333870 0440127793 9780440127796
OCLC Number: 11866009
Description: 295 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Book one : The Thing was --
Book two : And the thing became.
Responsibility: by Kurt Vonnegut.

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Observed by a ghost of the Vietnam War for one million years, the descendants of survivors of a cruise to the Galapagos Archipielago prove Darwin's theory of evolution.

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