memoirist and pediatrician
Mark Vonnegut: memoirist and pediatrician
It seems only natural that Mark Vonnegut, the eldest child of Kurt Vonnegut Jr., would become a writer, though his subject would have been harder to predict. In “Just Like Someone with Mental Illness Only More So,’’ Vonnegut recounts his struggles with bi-polar disorder. Vonnegut, a pediatrician, lives with his family in Milton.