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 · 43,523 ratings · 2,507 reviews · 54 distinct works · Similar authors
Trout Fishing in America/Th...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 6,341 ratings — published 1967 — 7 editions
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In Watermelon Sugar
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 6,570 ratings — published 1968 — 41 editions
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Trout Fishing In America
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 6,042 ratings — published 1964 — 43 editions
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The Abortion: An Historical...
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 2,985 ratings — published 1971 — 23 editions
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The Hawkline Monster: A Got...
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 2,291 ratings — published 1974 — 26 editions
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Revenge of the Lawn: Storie...
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Revenge of the Lawn / The A...
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 1,524 ratings — published 1982 — 4 editions
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The Pill Versus the Springh...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,624 ratings — published 1968 — 10 editions
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A Confederate General from ...
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 1,697 ratings — published 1964 — 25 editions
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 1,367 ratings — published 1964
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“Sometimes life is merely a matter of coffee and whatever intimacy a cup of coffee affords.”
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“all of us have a place in history. mine is clouds.”
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“I have always wanted to write a book that ended with the word 'mayonnaise.”
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