Downstream from Trout fishing in America: a memoir of Richard Brautigan

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Capra Press, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 174 pages
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Keith Abbott, Brautigan's side-kick for eighteen years, tells the credible story of this incredible man--the artist who became the literary spokesman for a whole generation of dreamers, the phenomenon of the '60s and '70s. 10 photos.

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User Review  - unclebob53703 - LibraryThing

Bought this thinking it was a book of his I'd missed, because his picture is on the cover. Found instead a sad memoir of the man, and was shocked to learn he'd taken his own life. It's very well written and affectionate without being sentimental. Read full review

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User Review  - railarson - LibraryThing

At one time, Richard Brautigan’s Trout Fishing in America held as prominent place in the hearts and back pockets of America’s hipsters as Kerouac’s On the Road, Ginsberg’s Howl, or Kesey’s One Flew ... Read full review

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