A Confederate General from Big Sur

Here's a quote that I love from the novel A Confederate General from Big Sur by Richard Brautigan.

"I've heard the population of Big Sur in those Civil War days was mostly just some Digger Indians.  I've heard that the Digger Indians down there didn't wear any clothes.  They didn't have any fire or shelter or culture.  They didn't grow anything.  They didn't hunt and they didn't fish.  They didn't bury their dead or give birth to their children.  They lived on roots and limpets and sat pleasantly out in the rain."


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