Richard brautigan please plant this book

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richard brautigan please plant this book

Please Plant This Book by Francis Daulerio

A reinterpretation of Richard Brautigan’s original 1968 release, this new collection of Francis Daulerio’s poetry and Scott Hutchison’s art has been printed on high quality, resealable seed packets and filled with eight varieties of heirloom, GMO-free seeds. Each bundle includes Cherokee Purple Tomato, German Chamomile, Berlicum Carrot, Detroit Dark Red Beet, Tokyo Long White Onion, Lemon Bee Balm, Genovese Basil, and Henry Wilde Sunflower. Save seeds from these plants and grow them again each year. The collection includes a foreword by Ianthe Brautigan, and all proceeds go to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

“Staggering, gorgeous, essential.” – Kaveh Akbar, author of Calling a Wolf a Wolf

“A thoughtful and positive approach to the beginning of something new. – Richard Edwards

“A beautiful companion to Richard Brautigan’s 1968 original: spare, relaxed, wise, and true.” – Maggie Smith, author of Good Bones
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Published 21.01.2019

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This node of the American Dust website (formerly Brautigan Bibliography and Archive) about Richard Brautigan's poetry collection Please Plant This Book.
Francis Daulerio

Please Plant This Book.

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Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest in food, beauty, travel, fashion, plants, health, and other botanical curiosities. Sign up for our newsletter to enter for a chance to win a Farmacy gift set. Now until December 10th. Learn more about Farmacy. When Richard Brautigan published Please Plant This Book , a collection of eight poems printed on seed packets housed within a folder, he was ensuring that both art and food were accessible to all. The Diggers wanted a society free of private property, and while Brautigan was making seeds— and therefore food— more accessible, he was also self publishing, writing for Rolling Stone , and recording spoken-word albums for The Beatles.

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Richard Brautigan hovered around the Diggers like a butterfly that a reader might expect to see flutter out of one of his novels that would soon propel his name into the pantheon of famous-before-their-time writers and artists who streak across the horizon of our times. Richard was attracted to the Communication Company as a true example of what Marshall McLuhan described as "medium is the message". The instant news service, sometimes publishing "new sheets" every hour, provided a perfect outlet for Richard's prolific poetry. Even though Richard was intimately involved in the Digger experience, he was both a Digger and not at the same time. When Sam and I visited him in to ask for his help in collecting an archive of Communication Company sheets, it seemed that he was disdainful of two dirty communards blocking his view of the street from his favorite table at Enrico's coffee house in North Beach.

Richard Brautigan map with 7 drawings, essay and photo's 1 of 3 HC. Free shipping. This book is complete with the 8 poems by Brautigan on one side of each seed packet and instructions for planting on the reverse. Copies of this book are scarce with ALL the seeds packet present as most copies are incomplete lacking a few of the seed packets. Nearly Impossible To Find in any condition! Don't Miss Out!


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  2. Eve H. says:

    Please Plant This Book is Richard Brautigan's sixth poetry publication. It consists of a folded and glued folder containing eight seed packets. On the front of each.

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