Richard Brautigan

Richard Brautigan


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

Died
September 14, 1984

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Richard Brautigan was an American novelist, poet, and short-story writer. Born in Tacoma, Washington, he moved to San Francisco in the 1950s and began publishing poetry in 1957. He started writing novels in 1961 and is probably best known for his early work Trout Fishing in America. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1984.


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In Watermelon Sugar

4.02 avg rating — 10,670 ratings — published 1968 — 44 editions
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Trout Fishing in America / ...

4.16 avg rating — 8,520 ratings — published 1967 — 9 editions
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Trout Fishing in America

3.82 avg rating — 9,895 ratings — published 1967 — 62 editions
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The Abortion

4.07 avg rating — 4,360 ratings — published 1971 — 21 editions
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The Hawkline Monster

3.90 avg rating — 3,529 ratings — published 1974 — 34 editions
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4.12 avg rating — 3,411 ratings — published 1971 — 36 editions
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A Confederate General from ...

4.03 avg rating — 2,725 ratings — published 1964 — 39 editions
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The Pill vs. the Springhill...

4.10 avg rating — 2,311 ratings — published 1968 — 12 editions
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Revenge of the Lawn / The A...

4.30 avg rating — 2,016 ratings — published 1979 — 6 editions
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Willard and His Bowling Tro...

3.86 avg rating — 2,080 ratings — published 1975 — 18 editions
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