Richard Brautigan





Richard Brautigan

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born
in Tacoma, Washington, The United States
January 30, 1935

died
September 14, 1984

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Richard Brautigan was a 20th century American writer. His novels and stories often have to do with black comedy, parody, satire, and Zen Buddhism. He is probably best known for his novel Trout Fishing in America. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1984.



Average rating: 4.02 · 45,585 ratings · 2,622 reviews · 48 distinct works · Similar authors
Trout Fishing in America/Th...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 6,622 ratings — published 1967 — 7 editions
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In Watermelon Sugar
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 7,137 ratings — published 1968 — 41 editions
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Trout Fishing In America
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 6,339 ratings — published 1964 — 44 editions
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The Abortion: An Historical...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 3,099 ratings — published 1971 — 24 editions
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The Hawkline Monster: A Got...
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 2,391 ratings — published 1974 — 27 editions
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Revenge of the Lawn: Storie...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 2,426 ratings — published 1963 — 34 editions
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Revenge of the Lawn / The A...
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 1,571 ratings — published 1982 — 4 editions
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The Pill Versus the Springh...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,688 ratings — published 1968 — 11 editions
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A Confederate General from ...
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 1,770 ratings — published 1964 — 26 editions
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 1,402 ratings — published 1964 — 4 editions
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“Sometimes life is merely a matter of coffee and whatever intimacy a cup of coffee affords.”
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“I have always wanted to write a book that ended with the word 'mayonnaise.”
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