The Galilee Hitch-Hiker

The Galilee Hitch-Hiker is Richard Brautigan's second poetry publication. It was first published in 1958 by White Rabbit Press in a hand-sewn edition of 200, and was sold by a variety of means, including City Lights Bookstore and direct sales by Brautigan to those passing by on the street.[1]

The Galilee Hitch-Hiker
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First edition
AuthorRichard Brautigan
Cover artistKenn Davis
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenrePoetry
PublisherWhite Rabbit Press
Publication date
1958
Media typePrint (Softcover)
Pages16
Followed byLay The Marble Tea 
In 1966 the book was re-released by The Cranium Press in a run of 700 with an additional 16 signed and numbered copies. Brautigan signed each of the 16 copies in blue pencil and drew a small picture of a fish.[2]

The contents consist of one poem with nine separately titled sections. It was reprinted, in its entirety, in The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Galilee Hitch-Hiker". Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Galilee Hitch-Hiker". Retrieved 22 June 2018.

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