vonnegut’s sister


What were your sister’s dreams like?


She wanted to live like a member of The Swiss Family Robinson, with impossibly friendly animals in impossibly congenial isolation. Her oldest son, Jim, has been a goat farmer on a mountaintop in Jamaica for the past eight years. No telephone. No electricity.

image: A mother and daughter plant a garden in DeKalb County in the 1940’s
(TN State Library and Archives)

kurt vonnegut interview: here