Richard Brautigan cover

photo credits: CC-BY-SA-3.0

Richard Brautigan

American novelist, poet, and short story writer

1935   -   1984

movement: Beat Generation
country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: South Eugene High School
occupation: writer, poet, novelist
influenced by: Jack Kerouac

Richard Gary Brautigan (January 30, 1935 – ca. September 16, 1984) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer. His work often employs black comedy, parody, and satire. He is best known for his novels Trout Fishing in America (1967) and In Watermelon Sugar (1968). Brautigan began his career as a poet, with his first collection being published in 1957. He made his debut as a novelist with A Confederate General from Big Sur (1964), about a seemingly delusional man who believes himself to be the descendant of a Confederate general. Brautigan would go on to publish numerous prose and poetry collections until 1982. He committed suicide in 1984.
Read more or edit on Wikipedia

works

24

In Watermelon Sugar

novel by Richard Brautigan

author: Richard Brautigan

1968

Revenge of the Lawn

book by Richard Brautigan

author: Richard Brautigan

1971

A Confederate General from Big Sur

novel by Richard Brautigan

author: Richard Brautigan

1964

So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away

book by Richard Brautigan

author: Richard Brautigan

1982

The Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Western

book by Richard Brautigan

author: Richard Brautigan

1974

The Abortion: An Historical Romance 1966

book by Richard Brautigan

author: Richard Brautigan

1971

Please Plant This Book

book by Richard Brautigan

author: Richard Brautigan

1968

Rommel Drives on Deep into Egypt

book by Richard Brautigan

author: Richard Brautigan

1970

Welcome on Inventaire

the library of your friends and communities
learn more
Feedback
you are offline