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Trout Fishing in America

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ISBN-10: 0547255276

ISBN-13: 9780547255279

Edition: 2010

Authors: Richard Brautigan

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Richard Brautigan once said "I've always wanted to write a book that ends with the word mayonnaise." And he did- Trout Fishing in America is his abstract literary classic. The book contains a series of anecdotes broken into chapters, with the same characters often reappearing from story to story. The phrase "Trout Fishing in America" is used in multiple ways: it is the title of the book, a character, a hotel, the act of fishing itself, a modifier (one character is named "Trout Fishing in America Shorty"), etc. Brautigan uses the theme of trout fishing as a point of departure for thinly veiled and often comical critiques of mainstream American society and cluture. Several symbolic objects,…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/19/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.00" long x 0.34" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English