A Coney Island of the Mind

A Coney Island of the Mind : Poems

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The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller's "Into the Night Life" and expresses the way Lawrence Ferlinghetti felt about these poems when he wrote them during a short period in the 1950's - as if they were, taken together, a kind of Coney Island of the mind, a kind of circus of the soul.
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  • Paperback | 93 pages
  • 132 x 203 x 8mm | 110g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0811200418
  • 9780811200417
  • 60,490

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Lawrence gets you laughing then hits you with the truth.--Francis Ford Coppola
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