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Revenge of the lawn : stories 1962-1970

Author: Richard Brautigan
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2014.
Series: The canons, 29
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Revenge of the Lawn is Richard Brautigan in miniature and contains no fewer than 62 ultra-short stories set mainly in Tacoma, Washington (where the author grew up) and in the flower-powered San Francisco of the late fifties and early sixties. In their compacted form, which ranges from the murderously short 'The Scarlatti Tilt' to one-page wonders like the sexually poignant poetry of 'An Unlimited Supply of 35  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Brautigan
ISBN: 9781782113782 1782113789
OCLC Number: 883464770
Notes: Originally published: New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971.
Description: 146 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: The canons, 29
Responsibility: Richard Brautigan ; introduced by Gordon Legge.

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62 of Brautigan's ultra-short stories, reissued to mark the 30th anniversary of his death. Introduced by Sarah Hall  Read more...

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