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Woolgathering

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Description

In this small, luminous memoir, the National Book Award–winner Patti Smith revisits the most sacred experiences of her early years, with truths so vivid they border on the surreal. The author entwines her childhood self—and its "clear, unspeakable joy"—with memories both real and envisioned from her twenties on New York's MacDougal Street, the street of cafés.

Woolgathering was completed, in Michigan, on Patti Smith's 45th birthday and originally published in a slim volume from Raymond Foye's Hanuman Books. Twenty years later, New Directions is proud to present it in an augmented edition, featuring writing that was omitted from the book's first printing, along with new photographs and illustrations.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 80 pages
  • 124.46 x 185.42 x 15.24mm | 174.63g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Updated
  • illustrations
  • 0811219445
  • 9780811219440
  • 172,233

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A poet of distinction.
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About Patti Smith

Patti Smith, geboren 1946 in Chicago, Rockmusikerin, Dichterin, Performance-Künstlerin, Malerin und Fotografin. Seit dem Album Horses (1975) eine Ikone der Punk-, Wave- und Frauenbewegung. 2008 zeigte Patti Smith ihr künstlerisches Werk in Paris. 2007 wurde Patti Smith in die Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame aufgenommen. Patti Smith hat zwei Kinder und lebt in New York City.
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2,934 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 30% (874)
4 35% (1,041)
3 26% (771)
2 7% (203)
1 2% (45)
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