Saturday, September 14, 2013

Kurt Vonnegut's "$10,000 a Year, Easy" (short story): Your mother doesn't always know what's best for you

A great singer died, & his widow keeps seeing his talent in their child. Child grows up thinking he has father's talent too - even if success has so far eluded him.

His music guru will gently & tactfully nudge him towards his true talent - without offending either mother or the pupil...

Fact sheet.

First published: Kurt Vonnegut's "While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction" (2011).
Rating: B.
Related: Stories of Kurt Vonnegut.