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: 4.01 · 49,420 ratings · 2,836 reviews · 60 distinct works · Similar authors
Trout Fishing in America / ...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 7,126 ratings — published 1967 — 8 editions
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In Watermelon Sugar
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 7,760 ratings — published 1968 — 35 editions
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Trout Fishing in America
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 6,994 ratings — published 1964 — 44 editions
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The Abortion
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 3,345 ratings — published 1971 — 25 editions
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The Hawkline Monster
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 2,601 ratings — published 1974 — 30 editions
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Revenge of the Lawn
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 2,634 ratings — published 1963 — 34 editions
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A Confederate General from ...
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,954 ratings — published 1964 — 28 editions
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Revenge of the Lawn / The A...
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 1,647 ratings — published 1982 — 4 editions
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The Pill vs. the Springhill...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,812 ratings — published 1968 — 11 editions
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A Confederate General from ...
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 1,466 ratings — published 1964 — 4 editions
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More books by Richard Brautigan…
“Sometimes life is merely a matter of coffee and whatever intimacy a cup of coffee affords.”
Richard Brautigan

“all of us have a place in history. mine is clouds.”
Richard Brautigan

“Love Poem
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It's so nice
to wake up in the morning
all alone
and not have to tell somebody
you love them
when you don't love them
any more.”
Richard Brautigan

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