Slaughterhouse Five

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Here we go with another post about things I should have done long before I actually did. I suppose waiting on Kurt Vonnegut isn’t quite as bad as To Kill a Mockingbird or some of the others I’ve been catching up on, but I wish I had read it sooner.Slaughterhouse Five was put into my head by the movie “Footloose”. I’m pretty sure it was “Footloose.” It was a throwaway joke about how cultured the big city boy was. Just the name of the book captured my imagination. I somehow mingled it with the Chicago Seven. I Assumed it had something to do with an incident involving 5 African-American kids and a slaughterhouse. I created a plot that now sounds much like the plot of To Kill a Mockingbird but with the children on trial.My brother-in-law likes reading classic books. We talk about books with one another and I appreciate hearing his insight. I had...