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The World of Kurt Vonnegut: Freezing Time

Our hero is frozen when he dies and is thawed out sometime in the future. He emerges into a strange new world of ocean communities, underwater cities, and lunar developments built by Walt Disney, Donald Trump, and others who have also been frozen and reanimated. At first he is horrified, but soon he comes to like this brave new world where most of the population has moved from the land into the oceans and beyond into outer space. He can now afford to live where he always wanted to live in his past life, on Riverside Drive in Manhattan overlooking the Hudson River. Despite all the fun and games, the story has a strong bite to it, a satirical view of the world we live in. The book is funny and serious at the same time, an insightful commentary on the commercialism that surrounds us today--and probably well into the future.