A Confederate General From Big Sur The year is 1957 in a California that was a preview of things to come in America - the dawn of lifestyles that were eventually to have a profound and disturbing effect on our culture. This is Brautigan's first novel, written when he was twenty-eight. It was originally published in 1965.
Dreaming Of Babylon: A Private Eye Novel 1942 You are in San Francisco, and you need a private eye. Nobody's left but C. Card. When you hire C. Card, you have scraped the bottom of the private eye barrel. The fast, funny, slam-bang adventures of seedy, not-too-bright C. Card are a delight to bot the mind and the heart. The book was originally published in 1977.
The Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Western The time is 1902, the setting is eastern Oregon. Magic Child, a fifteen-year-old Indian girl, wanders into the wrong whorehouse looking for the right men to kill the monster that lives in the ice caves under the basement of Miss Hawkline's yellow house. What follows is a series of wild, witty, and bizarre encounters. The book was originally published in 1974.