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Brautigan, Richard

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Works: 479 works in 1,658 publications in 20 languages and 28,507 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Western fiction  Gothic fiction  Psychological fiction  Diary fiction  Satire  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Creator, Performer, Lyricist, Other
Classifications: PS3503.R2736, 813.54
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Trout fishing in America by Richard Brautigan( Book )
156 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 1,546 libraries worldwide
"Richard Brautigan was a literary idol of the 1960sand 1970s whose comic genius and iconoclastic vision of American life caught the imagination of young people everywhere. He came to age during the Haight-Ashbury period and has been called "the last of the Beats." His early books were required reading for the hip generation, and on its publication Trout Fishing in America became an interantional bestseller. An indescribable romp, the novel is best summed up in one word: mayonnaise. This new edition includes an introduction by the poet Billy Collins, who first encountered Brautigan's work as a student in California." -- from cover
The Hawkline monster : a gothic western by Richard Brautigan( Book )
45 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,260 libraries worldwide
The year is 1902; the setting, Eastern Oregon. A 15-year-old Indian girl wanders into a whorehouse looking for men to kill the monster that lives in the ice caves under the basement of Miss Hawkline's house. Armed with a trunkful of guns, two men set off in search of the Hawkline Monster. What follows is a series of unusual and often comic encounters in this parody of two literary genres
A Confederate general from Big Sur by Richard Brautigan( Book )
81 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,143 libraries worldwide
Jesse and Lee share a house owned by a very nice Chinese dentist, where it rains in the hall. They move to cabins on the cliffs at Big Sur where the deafening croaks of frogs can be temporarily silenced by the cry, 'Campbell's Soup'. Ultimately, we learn how the frogs are permanently silenced ...and dreams disperse around a fire into 186,000 endings per second
The abortion : an historical romance 1966 by Richard Brautigan( Book )
53 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,073 libraries worldwide
A reclusive young man works in a San Francisco library for unpublishable books. Life's losers, an astonishing number of whom seem to be writers, can bring their manuscripts to the library, where they will be welcomed, registered and shelved. They will not be read, but they will be cherished. In comes Vida, with her manuscript. Her book is about her gorgeous body, in which she feels uncomfortable. The librarian makes her feel comfortable, and together they live in the back of the library until a trip to Tijuana to get an abortion changes them in ways neither of them had ever expected
Revenge of the lawn : stories, 1962-1970 by Richard Brautigan( Book )
47 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
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 Millimetre Film', Brautigan's stories take us into a world where his fleeting glimpses of everyday strangeness leave stories and characters resonating in our heads long after they're gone
So the wind won't blow it all away by Richard Brautigan( Book )
34 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and Hungarian and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Focused around the death of a young boy in a shooting accident in a small western Oregon town in the 1940s, So the Wind Won't Blow it all Away was the last of the author's novels published before his death in 1984
Sombrero fallout : a Japanese novel by Richard Brautigan( Book )
39 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 953 libraries worldwide
Features two interrelated stories. The first, about a sombrero falling from the sky and its affect on humanity. In the second, the narrator of the first story thinks about his Japanese ex-lover who has recently moved out of his apartment
In watermelon sugar by Richard Brautigan( Book )
94 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Death is a place where the sun shines a different colour every day and where people travel to the length of their dreams. Rejecting the violence and hate of the old gang at the Forgotten Works, they lead gentle lives in watermelon sugar. Brautigan expresses the mood of a new generation
The Tokyo-Montana express by Richard Brautigan( Book )
41 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 930 libraries worldwide
A collection of one hundred and thirty-one "stations" inspired by memories of Japan and Montana, January-July 1976, that seem to form a somewhat autobiographical work. According to the author, each section of the novel represented a separate stop along a journey, a station along a metaphorical rail line joining Japan and Montana. Common themes running through these stations include Brautigan's own disillusionment with aging, the search for identity, the diversity of human nature, and cultural differences between Montana and Japan
An unfortunate woman : a journey by Richard Brautigan( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
"Assumes the form of a traveler's journal, chronicling the protagonists's journey and his oblique ruminations on the suicide of one woman and the death from cancer of another, close friend."--Jacket
Richard Brautigan's Trout fishing in America ; The pill versus the Springhill mine disaster ; and, In watermelon sugar by Richard Brautigan( Book )
35 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
Required reading for the hip generation, this one-volume edition contains two novels and a collection of poetry. The comic genius and iconoclastic vision of American life will recapture today's reader
Willard and his bowling trophies : a perverse mystery by Richard Brautigan( Book )
43 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 861 libraries worldwide
"The novel takes place in an apartment house on Chestnut Street in San Francisco. The principals are Constance and Bob, the couple upstairs who read the Greek Anthology and play the Story of O game, a strange mixture of offbeat sexual fantasies; Pat and John, the couple downstairs who eat turkey sandwiches naked and watch Johnny Carson; the three Logan brothers, whose bowling trophies have been stolen; and Willard, a three-foot-high papier-mâché bird. The Logan brothers have vowed to recover their bowling trophies at any cost and seek vengeance on those who stole them."--Jacket
Dreaming of Babylon : a private eye novel, 1942 by Richard Brautigan( Book )
25 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
It is early 1942. You are in San Francisco, and you need a private eye. Sam Spade is rumored to be in Istanbul. Philip Marlowe is up at Little Fawn Lake investigating the disappearance of Mrs. Derace Kingsley. Lew Archer is in the army. Who's left? Nobody but C. Card. You haven't heard of C. Card? That's all right. Nobody has. When you hire C. Card, you have scraped the bottom of the private eye barrel. But you won't be bored
Rommel drives on deep into Egypt by Richard Brautigan( Book )
30 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 741 libraries worldwide
Loading mercury with a pitchfork : [poems] by Richard Brautigan( Book )
9 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 738 libraries worldwide
" ... delicate, full of insight and the ability to see and describe the possibilities and complications of the world in a lucid and totally original way ..."
The pill versus the Springhill mine disaster by Richard Brautigan( Book )
38 editions published between 1968 and 1978 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
Selected poems of Richard Brautigan from the years 1957-1968
Trout fishing in America : The pill versus the Springhill mine disaster, and In watermelon sugar by Richard Brautigan( Book )
18 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 606 libraries worldwide
June 30th, June 30th by Richard Brautigan( Book )
12 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 526 libraries worldwide
Revenge of the lawn ; The abortion ; So the wind won't blow it all away by Richard Brautigan( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
"Revenge of the lawn" is Brautigan's only collection of short stories. In "The abortion," a California librarian and his girlfriend Viva travel to Tijuana for a series of strange encounters. In "So the wind won't blow it all away," a man recalls his twelfth summer, when he bought bullets for his gun instead of a hamburger
The Edna Webster collection of undiscovered writings by Richard Brautigan( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 libraries worldwide
"On the eve of his departure from Eugene, Oregon, to San Francisco and worldly success, a twenty-one-year-old unpublished writer named Richard Brautigan gave these funny, buoyant stories and poems as a gift to Edna Webster, the beloved mother of both his best friend and his first "real" girlfriend. The stories and poems show Brautigan as hopelessly lovestruck, cheerily goofy, and at his most disarmingly innocent. We see not only a young man and young artist about to bloom, but also the whole literary sensibility of the 1960s counterculture about to spread its wings and fly."--Jacket
 
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Alternative Names
Brautigan, Richard 1935-1984
Brautigan, Richard Gary.
Brautigan, Richard Gary 1935-1984
Brotigans, Ričards
Burōtigan, R.
Burotigan, Richaado
Burōtigan, Richādo
Riçard Brotiqan
Richard Brautigan americký spisovateľ
Richard Brautigan Amerikaans schrijver
Richard Brautigan amerikai író, költő
Richard Brautigan amerikansk poet och författare
Richard Brautigan amerikansk poet og skribent
Richard Brautigan amerykański pisarz
Richard Brautigan écrivain américain
Richard Brautigan scrittore e poeta statunitense
Richard Brautigan US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Ричард Бротиган американский писатель и поэт
Річард Бротіган
Річард Бротіґан американський романіст, поет і автор оповідань
Ռիչարդ Բրոտիգան
בראוטיגן, ריצ׳רד
ריצ'רד בראוטיגן
ریچارد براتیقان
ریچارد براتیگان نویسنده و شاعر آمریکایی
ڕیچارد براتیگان
ರಿಚರ್ಡ್ ಗ್ಯಾರಿ ಬ್ರಾಟಿಗಾನ್
브라우티건, 리차드 1935-1984
브라우티건, 리처드 1935-1984
ブローティガン, R.
ブロティガン, リチャアド
ブローティガン, リチャード
リチャード・ブローティガン
理查·布羅提根
Languages
English (771)
German (38)
French (17)
Japanese (13)
Turkish (6)
Dutch (6)
Finnish (5)
Swedish (4)
Korean (4)
Hungarian (4)
Persian (3)
Spanish (3)
Bokmal, Norwegian (2)
Italian (2)
Polish (2)
Croatian (1)
Slovak (1)
Estonian (1)
Russian (1)
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