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Author Hjortsberg, William, 1941- author

Title Jubilee hitchhiker : the life and times of Richard Brautigan / William Hjortsberg

Publ Info Berkeley, Calif. : Counterpoint, 2012, copyright 2012
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RIC  PS3503.R2736 Z69 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PS3503.R2736 Z69 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript 852 pages,[16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Errata sheet (extension of the copyright page) inserted
Includes bibliographical references (pages [813]-829) and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. One flowerburger -- one.john doe number 9 -- two.honor thy father -- three.american dust -- four.bacoma ghosbs -- five.dick porterfield -- six.midnight driver's ed -- seven.pounding at the gates of american literature -- eight.white wooden angel of love -- nine.the rub of a strange cat -- ten.family album -- eleven.reno -- twelve.frisco -- thirteen.on the beach -- fourteen.ginger -- fifteen.the general -- sixteen.scorpio rising -- seventeen.scaling mount parnassus -- eighteen.gone fishing -- nineteen.the fastest car on earth -- twenty.o, tannenbob -- twenty-one.moosemelon -- twenty-two.aborted dreams -- twenty-three.the museum -- twenty-four.the emperor's new clothes -- twenty-five.digger daze -- twenty-six.rx: dr. leary -- twenty-seven.banzal -- twenty-eight.bread and circuses -- twenty-nine.willard -- thirty.brief encounter -- thirty-one.summer of love -- pt. two bushido gunslinger -- thirty-two.hitching a ride -- thirty-three.ten day barons -- thirty-four.the great public library publishing caper -- thirty-five.cover girls -- thirty-six.satori -- thirty-seven.fame's feathery crowbar -- thirty-eight.lit crib -- thirty-nine.my home's in montana -- forty.over easy -- forty-one.the five-year plan -- forty-two.stockholm -- forty-three.throwing a hoolihan -- forty-four.kids -- forty-five.tokyo throes -- forty-six.the paradise valley ladies' book club luncheon -- forty-seven.aki -- forty-eight.rattrap roulebbe -- forty-nine.banned in the boondocks -- fifty.rashomon -- fifty-one.trouble and strife -- fifty-two.r.i.p. -- fifty-three.midnight express -- fifty-four.shinola -- fifty-five.blowing in the wind -- fifty-six.deathgrowth -- fifty-seven.the itch -- fifty-eight.the pitch
Note A biography of the author of "Trout fishing in America" and "A Confederate general from Big Sur" portrays his career from life among the Beats in 1950s San Francisco to the hippies in the 1960s to his abrupt suicide in 1984
LC subject Brautigan, Richard
Novelists, American -- California -- 20th century -- Biography
Suicide victims -- California -- Biography
Alt Title Life and times of Richard Brautigan
ISBN 9781582437903 (hbk.)
1582437904 (hbk.)