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The Galilee Hitch-hikers

The Galilee Hitch-hikers

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The Galilee Hitch-hikers

by Brautigan, Richard

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San Francisco: David Sandberg / Cranium Press, 1966 Limited edition of 700 copies, preceded only by the first edition of 200 copies published six years earlier. Publisher's red paper wrappers with an illustration by Ken Davis to front board in black, string-bound, printed on laid paper. A fine copy. From the personal library of Marshall Efron. The Galilee Hitch-hikers, Brautigan's second book of poetry, is a short poem in nine parts, titled "The Galilee Hitch-hiker," "The American Hotel," "1939," "The Flowerburgers," "The Hour of Eternity," "Salvador Dali," "A Baseball Game," "Insane Asylum," and "My Insect Funeral." Connected by their brief descriptions of events involving the character named Baudelaire, the poems are humorous and whimsical, written in Brautigan's characteristically imaginative style. Marshall Efron (b. 1938) is an American actor, humorist, and author associated with the art and literary scene in San Francisco and New York, particularly the Beat community. Most famous for his satirical television show on PBS, The Great American Dream Machine (1971-1972), and his radio shows on WBAI and KPFK, Efron also worked as a clerk at City Lights Books in San Francisco, a bookstore and publishing house founded by Lawrence Ferlinghetti in 1953 that served as a creative hub for writers of the Beat generation. Well known among the community, Efron remained friends with Ferlinghetti and other writers like Allen Ginsberg and Dylan Thomas throughout his career.. Soft Cover. Fine.


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The Galilee Hitch-hikers
Brautigan, Richard
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San Francisco: David Sandberg / Cranium Press
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