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Little Boy
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Little Boy (Paperback)

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'A brave man and a brave poet.' Bob Dylan



'Utterly extraordinary.' Guardian



'A torrent of textual splendor.' Los Angeles Times



From growing up as an orphan in 1920s New York, to serving in the Navy at the D-Day landings in Normandy, to a vagabond life drinking in Parisian cafes, to befriending America's greatest counter-cultural writers, Little Boy has seen it all.



This is the story of one man's extraordinary life - a story steeped in the exhilarating energy of the Beats. It is a novel serving as the literary last will and testament of the iconic publisher and poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti: a meditation on his one hundred years on the planet, rich in wisdom, emotion and memories.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersFiction & PoetryHistorical FictionFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 02/04/2020 ISBN-13: 9780571351046  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti is one of the last surviving members of the Beat generation. As co-founder of City Lights Booksellers in San Francisco, he championed many of the century's greatest authors, and was arrested on obscenity charges for publishing Howl. Ferlinghetti has written over forty poetry collections, including the bestselling A Coney Island of the Mind, and received a National Book Critics Circle lifetime achievement award.

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