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This website, American Dust, is an online repository of comprehensive information about Richard Brautigan's life and writing, freely available to all interested scholars, researchers, and readers under open access and Fair Use guidelines.

American Dust is registered (#1054104600) with OCLC WorldCat. OCLC (Online Computer Library Center), founded in 1967 at the Ohio College Library Center, Dublin, Ohio, seeks to increase access to the world's information while reducing information costs. WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories that participate in the OCLC global cooperative, making it the world's largest network of library contents and services providing open access to library resources online. LEARN more at the WorldCat website.

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The title, American Dust, is adapted from Dust . . . American . . . Dust, the refrain of Brautigan's novel, So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away.

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