By Richard Brautigan
REVENGE OF THE garden: initially released in 1971, those weird and wonderful flashes of perception and humor hide every thing from "A excessive development in Singapore" to the "Perfect California Day." this can be Brautigan's in simple terms choice of tales and contains "The misplaced Chapters of TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA."
THE ABORTION: AN ancient ROMANCE 1966: A public library in California the place not one of the books have ever been released is stuffed with romantic percentages. but if the librarian and his female friend needs to go back and forth to Tijuana, they've got a chain of odd encounters in Brautigan's 1971 novel.
SO THE WIND will not BLOW all of it AWAY: it really is 1979, and a guy is recalling the occasions of his 12th summer time, while he received bullets for his gun rather than a hamburger. Written earlier than his demise, and released in 1982, this novel foreshadowed Brautigan's suicide.
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