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9781526615008

Just Kids - Illustrated Edition

Just Kids - Illustrated Edition

by Patti Smith

Publisher Bloomsbury

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THE AWARD-WINNING MASTERPIECE THAT DEFINED ROCK'N'ROLL MEMOIR AND CAPTURED AN ERA

Now richly illustrated with new material and never-before-seen photographs

'Sharp, elegiac and finely crafted' SUNDAY TIMES

'So honest and pure as to count as true rapture' JOAN DIDION

'Tender, harrowing, hilarious' VOGUE

Patti's Smith's exquisite prose is generously illustrated in this full-color edition of her classic coming-of-age memoir, Just Kids.

New York locations vividly come to life where, as young artists, Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe met and fell in love: a first apartment in Brooklyn, Times Square with John and Yoko's iconic billboard, Max's Kansas City, or the gritty fire escape of the Hotel Chelsea.

The extraordinary people who passed through their lives are also pictured: Sam Shepard, Harry Smith, William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg.

Along with never-before-published photographs, drawings, and ephemera, this edition captures a moment in New York when everything was possible. And when two kids seized their destinies as artists and soul mates in this inspired story of love and friendship.

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Patti Smith

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Fine first edition in a fine dust-jacket. Some very minor wear to the jacket and edges of the hardcover. This book is located in our Brighton store, and may take longer for delivery.

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