[Read by Chris Andrew Ciulla]In its first time in audio and with an introduction written and read by poet Billy Collins, Trout Fishing in America is an indescribable romp, by turns a hilarious, playful, and melancholy novel that wanders from San Francisco through America's culture.Richard Brautigan's world is one of gentle magic and marvelous laughter, of the incredibly beautiful and the beautiful...
MP3 CD: 1 pages
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.; Unabridged MP3CD edition (August 23, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.6 x 7.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 4845687
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Had this book years and years ago, wished I'd kept it so glad to see I could purchase it again. Different cover from the original edition but contents are the same...
le. Trout Fishing in America is a pseudonym for the miraculous. A journey which begins at the foot of the Benjamin Franklin statue in San Francisco's Washington Square, which wanders through the wonders of America's rural waterways, and which ends, inevitably, with mayonnaise. Funny, wild, and sweet, Trout Fishing in America is an incomparable guidebook to the delights of exploration -- both of land and mind.Richard Brautigan was a literary idol of the 1960s and 1970s whose comic genius and iconoclastic vision of American life caught the imagination of young people everywhere. His early books became required reading for the hip generation, and on its publication, Trout Fishing in America, considered by many as his best novel, became an international bestseller.With it Brautigan caught the public's attention and became a cult hero. By 1970 Trout Fishing in America had become the namesake of a commune, a free school, an underground newspaper, and more.