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Rms with the really terrific things which are happening today Money does not drive Mr Rosewater or the corrupt lawyer who tries to shape the Rosewater fortune so much as outrage at the human condition The novel was adapted Bless You Mr Rosewater or MOBI #207 for a Alan Menken musical The novel is told mostly thru a collection of short stories dealing with Eliot's interactions with the citizens of Rosewater County usually with the last sentence serving as a punch line The antagonist's tale Mushari's is told in a similar short essay fashion The stories reveal different hypocrisies of humankind in a darkly humorous fashio. Once I realized and accepted the fact that I will never completely understand what Kurt Vonnegut writes it became a lot easier for me to read his books My first attempt at reading his work Cat's Cradle resulted in me staring at the page mentally shouting at Kurt Vonnegut What are you even TALKING about Reading Slaughter House Five went slightly better and by the time I read Mr Rosewater I was completely at peace with Vonnegut's maybe this all has deep meaning and maybe I'm just pulling it out of my ass style Confusing possible symbolism aside God Bless You Mr Rosewater is an intriguing look at wealth and charity in America And why lawyers are evil Also I was happy to see that the infamous Kilgore Trout my favorite recurring Vonnegut character made another appearance in the story of Mr Rosewater

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God Bless You Mr Rosewater or Pearls before SwineSecond only to Slaughterhouse Five of You Mr Epub #224 Vonnegut's canon in its prominence and God Bless PDFEPUB or influence God Bless You Mr Rosewater presents Eliot Rosewater an itinerant semi Bless You Mr MOBI #239 crazed millionaire wandering the country in search of heritage and philanthropic outcome introducing Bless You Mr Rosewater or MOBI #207 the science fiction writer Kilgore Trout to the world and Vonnegut to the collegiate audience which would soon make him a cult writerTrout modeled according to Vonnegut on the science fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon with whom Vonnegut had an occasional relationship is a. I read this very excitingly to record a podcast episode with AS King There were so many laugh out loud lines or profound lines that I actually ended up reading 80% of this book out loud to my boyfriend I loved the main character and I think I'll be thinking about the money river for the rest of my life

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summary God Bless You Mr Rosewater or Pearls before Swine 108 Á ✫ [PDF] ✑ God Bless You Mr Rosewater or Pearls before Swine By Kurt Vonnegut Jr. ✸ – Second only to Slaughterhouse Five of Vonnegut's canon in its prominence and influence God Bless You Mr Rosewater 1965 presents Eliot RoDesperate impoverished but visionary hack writer who functions for Eliot Rosewater as both conscience and horrid example Rosewater seeking to put his inheritance to some meaningful use his father was an entrepreneur tries to do good within the context of almost illimitable cynicism and corruptionIt is in this novel that Rosewater wanders into a science fiction conference an actual annual event in Milford Pennsylvania and at the motel delivers his famous monologue evoked by science fiction writers and critics for almost half a century None of you can write for sour apples but you're the only people trying to come to te. The Rosewater Foundation has money than God When Eliot Rosewater the current head starts making people nervous with all his talk of redistributing wealth Norman Mushari decides to put Eliot's sanity to test in court and reaches out to the Rhode Island branch of the Rosewater familyKurt Vonnegut takes on capitalism and socialism in God Bless You Mr Rosewater the fourth book of his I've read I'm still not sure how I feel about the esteemed Mr Vonnegut I think his writing is exceptional but his plots are all over the placeTo put things as simply as I can Eliot Rosewater goes off his nut and finds salvation in the form of hack science fiction writer Kilgore Trout and being a volunteer firefighter in the town of Rosewater Indiana His generous behavior coupled with his alcoholic lifestyle worry his family's lawyers enough for Norman Mushari to try to hijack the Rosewater legacy out from under him Hilarity and some convoluted antics ensueLike all Vonnegut novels God Bless You Mr Rosewater points out the absurdities of life In this case generosity in a world of capitalists Vonnegut peppers the text with pearls of wisdom such as “There's only one rule that I know of babies—God damn it you've got to be kind” The central message of the book seems to be that in a world where people are replaced by robots and computers every day even people without purpose need to be loved Soon we'll all be in that boat In the end Eliot manages to stick it to the man and all is as right with the world as it can be in a Kurt Vonnegut bookSo it goes At the end of the day I'm not sure how I felt about this book I liked some parts uite a bit and others just seemed like filler It wasn't my favorite Vonnegut but it was at least as good as Galápagos Three out of five stars