God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian

God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian

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Interviews with dead people by a man who visited Heaven, courtesy of Dr. Kevorkian, the euthanasia specialist. In one interview, Earl Ray regrets killing Martin Luther King because he did not intend to make King into a hero. Ray is living in Heaven because, as it turns out, Hell does not exist.
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, [1999]
Edition: A Seven Stories first edition
Copyright Date: ©1999
ISBN: 9781583220207
1583220208
Characteristics: 79 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: God bless you, Doctor Kevorkian

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Sepidegi
Apr 22, 2018

I enjoyed reading this!

ChristchurchLib May 20, 2013

"In this experimental novel, author Kurt Vonnegut and Dr. Kevorkian pair up to facilitate the former's visits to Heaven, where he interviews several of its residents, including William Shakespeare (he and Vonnegut clash), Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, James Earl Ray (even murderers end up in Heaven), and Sir Isaac Newton, who takes over the interview in an effort to find out what the blue tunnel that leads to the afterlife is made of. (Vonnegut's fans will appreciate his interview with Kilgore Trout.) Originally read aloud on Manhattan's public radio station, these rewritten pieces veer between unsettling and humourous." May 2013 Fiction A to Z newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=635711

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Mar 06, 2011

More dark humour from one of the masters of the genre. I thoroughly enjoyed this book although the title may offend some.

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