Player Piano

TitlePlayer Piano
Year for Search1952
AuthorsVonnegut, Kurt Jr.(1922-2007)
Pagination252 pp.
Date Published1952
PublisherCharles Scribner's Sons
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia in which automation has eliminated the jobs and purpose in life of most laborers. Engineers and managers hold power and wealth, and there is a huge unemployed population.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1952; as the “Colonial Issue” London: Macmillan, 1953; New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1966]; New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1974. 320 pp.; in Novels & Stories 1950-1962 Player Piano The Sirens of Titan Mother Night Stories. Ed. Sidney Offit (New York: The Library of America, 2012), 1-307, with a Note on the Text (819-23) and Notes (824-28); and as Utopia 14. New York: Bantam Books, 1954. 312 pp. 

Title Note

Rpt. as Utopia 14. New York: Bantam Books, 1954.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1922-2007)

Full Text

1952 Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr. (1922-2007). Player Piano. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 252 pp. Rpt. New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1952; as the “Colonial Issue” London: Macmillan, 1953; New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1966]; New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1974. 320 pp.; in Novels & Stories 1950-1962 Player Piano The Sirens of Titan Mother Night Stories. Ed. Sidney Offit (New York: The Library of America, 2012), 1-307, with a Note on the Text (819-23) and Notes (824-28); and as Utopia 14. New York: Bantam Books, 1954. 312 pp. PSt

Dystopia in which automation has eliminated the jobs and purpose in life of most laborers. Engineers and managers hold power and wealth, and there is a huge unemployed population.