English 2130: American Literature
Adams, Conn, Slepian, Hansberry, Mitchell, Davis, Adams, William, Conn, Peter J, Slepian, Barry, Hansberry, Lorraine, Mitchell, Loften, and Davis, Ossie. Afro-American Literature: Drama. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970. Print.
Vonnegut, Kurt. Slaughterhouse-Five : or, The Children’s Crusade, a Duty-Dance with Death. Delacorte Press, 1969.
Vonnegut, Kurt. Slaughterhouse-Five, or, the Children’s Crusade : a Duty-Dance with Death. Dell, 1991.
Mustazza, Leonard. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut. Salem Press, 2011.
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