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Richard Brautigan was born in Tacoma, Washington where he spent much of his youth, before moving to San Francisco where he became involved with other writers in the Beat Movement. During the Sixties he became one of the most prolific and prominent members of the conter-cultural movement, and wrote some of his most famous novels including Trout Fishing in America, Sombrero Fallout and A Confederate General from Big Sur. He was found dead in 1984, aged 49, beside a bottle of alcohol and a .44 calibre gun. His daughter, Ianthe Brautigan, has written a biography of her father, You Can't Catch Death .Review:
* Charming ... the stories have memorable or beautifully handled moments of observation London Review of Books * His writing manages to conjure up a feeling of relaxation and well-being, somehow existing in our reality without being touched by it - easy to fall into and over far too soon. After reading this you'll feel like you've been on holiday with a friend. Time Out * The verbal humour and zany charm of the book remain quite irresistible. Daily Telegraph * He was an absolute original who found cause for celebration in the most unlikely places. Guardian
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Descrizione libro Touchstone, 1971. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0671209612
Descrizione libro Touchstone, 1971. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110671209612