Confederate General from Big Sur

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The year is 1957 in a California that was a preview of things to come in America -- the dawn of lifestyles that were eventually to have a profound and disturbing effect on our culture. This was Brautigan's first novel, written when he was 28. It was originally published in 1965.

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Brautigan's comic genius and countercultural vision of American life made him a literary idol of the 1960s and early 1970s.His books became required reading for the beat generation, and Trout Fishing in America sold more than two million copies throughout the world.

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* An absorbing, irritating, and terribly amusing book, that brings to American humor a new and disturbing voice. San Francisco Chronicle * His style and wit transmit so much energy that energy itself becomes the message. Brautigan ... makes all the senses breathe. Only a hedonist could cram so much life onto a single page Newsweek * A truly marvellous book. It's like watching one of the great American sitcoms of the past few years --Gordon Legge * He writes with a kind of free-wheeling, zany magic Guardian * An amazing story... You'll feel better about the whole world after reading this Los Angeles Examiner

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