By Richard Brautigan
Richard Brautigan's splendidly zany, hilarious episodic novel set among the agricultural waterways of America.
Here's a trip that starts off on the foot of the Benjamin Franklin statue in San Francisco's Washington sq., wanders in the course of the wonders of America's rural waterways and ends, unavoidably, with mayonnaise. With natural inventiveness and free-wheeling power, the counterpoint to all these indignant Beatniks, Brautigan tells the tale of rural the USA, and the quest for a bit trout fishing. humorous, wild and candy, Trout Fishing in the US is an incomparable guidebook to the delights of exploration - of a rustic and a brain.
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