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. ...more

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In Watermelon Sugar

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Trout Fishing in America

3.80 avg rating — 11,679 ratings — published 1967 — 68 editions
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The Abortion

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The Hawkline Monster

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The Pill vs. the Springhill...

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Sombrero Fallout

4.08 avg rating — 2,477 ratings — published 1976 — 24 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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“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.”
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“all of us have a place in history. mine is clouds.”
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