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Just Kids

Patti Smith

Just Kids

From Brooklyn to the Chelsea Hotel, a Life of Art and Friendship

by Patti Smith

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Published by Ecco .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7293327M
ISBN 10006621131X
ISBN 109780066211312

Jul 26,  · In Just Kids, Patti Smith's first book of prose, the legendary American artist offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the epochal days of New York City and the Chelsea Hotel in the late sixties and seventies. JUST KIDS. by Patti Smith. BUY NOW FROM The book abounds with stories about friends, including Allen Ginsberg, Janis Joplin, William Burroughs, Sam Shepard, Gregory Corso and other luminaries, and it reveals Smith’s affection for the city—the “gritty innocence” of the couple’s beloved Coney Island, the “open atmosphere” and.

Just Kids Summary. Just Kids by Patti Smith is a story of two friends and how they helped one another achieve their dreams of success. Patti Smith is a musician, poet, and artist who comes of . Dec 01,  · A prelude to fame, Just Kids recounts the friendship of two young artists--Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe - whose passion fueled their lifelong pursuit of art. In , a chance meeting between two young people led to a romance and a lifelong friendship that would carry each to international success never dreamed of/5(K).

Nov 02,  · In Just Kids, Patti Smith’s first book of prose, the legendary American artist offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the epochal days of New York City and the Chelsea Hotel in the late sixties and seventies. An honest and moving story of youth and friendship, Smith brings the same unique, lyrical quality to Just Kids as she /5(43). Dec 17,  · Patti Smith discussed her National Book Award-winning memoir "Just Kids" at the National Portrait Gallery on December 11, She was .


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Jul 28,  · “[Just Kids] reminds us that innocence, utopian ideals, beauty and revolt are enlightenment’s guiding stars in the human journey. Her book recalls, without blinking or faltering, a collective memory ― one that guides us through the present and /5(K).

In Just Kids, Patti Smith's first book of prose, the legendary American artist offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the epochal days of New York City and the Chelsea Hotel in the late sixties and awordathought.com honest and moving story of youth and friendship, Smith brings the same unique, lyrical quality/5(K).

Just Kids won the National Book Award for Nonfiction. It was a Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 Best Books (), ALA Notable Book (), Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist (Current Interest, ), New York Times bestseller (Nonfiction, ), and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist (Autobiography/Memoir, ).Author: Patti Smith.

Jul 28,  · Just Kids, literally starving. It was a great adventure. Patti was lucky enough to have a couple breaks musically, and Robert not long behind her with his art. I can't say I'm a fan of either of their work. I looked at Robert's art after reading the book and thought no wonder he struggled/5(K).

Children's Books Read Aloud - no clutter, no games, no pseudo-tv. Jan 19,  · In this milieu, two kids made a pact to take care of each other. Scrappy, romantic, committed to create, and fueled by their mutual dreams and drives, they would prod and provide for one another during the hungry years.

Just Kids begins as a love story and ends as an elegy. It serves as a salute to New York City during the late sixties and.

Just Kids is more than just a gift to [Smith's] ex-lover; it’s a gift to everyone who has ever been touched by their art, and to everyone who’s ever been in love.

Like the best of Smith's music and Mapplethorpe's art, this book is haunting and unforgettable." - NPR Boston. Nov 02,  · Ever since I was a teenager in the '70s, I have found Patti Smith to be an intriguing woman. There was no one like her then and there is still no one like her.

The new book "Just Kids" details her earlier years in New York City, where she meets Robert Mapplethorpe and they begin their journey together trying to make it as artists/5. Jan 31,  · All this is the subject of “Just Kids,” Smith’s terrifically evocative and splendidly titled new memoir.

At one level, the book’s interest is a given; to devotees of downtown Manhattan’s. Feb 12,  · Just Kids by Patti Smith Like that art opening, this book brings together all the elements that made New York so exciting in the s – the danger and poverty, the artistic seriousness and.

Apr 20,  · In this milieu, two kids made a pact to take care of each other. Scrappy, romantic, committed to create, and fueled by their mutual dreams and drives, they would prod and provide for one another during the hungry years. Just Kids begins as a love story and ends as an elegy.

It serves as a salute to New York City during the late sixties and. chose a book of paintings by Odilon Redon, opening it to the image of the head of a woman floating in a small sea. Les yeux clos. A universe not yet scored contained beneath the pale lids. The phone rang and I rose to answer.

Just Kids. Hotel Chelsea. Jan 18,  · Smith points this out at the start of her tenderly evocative memoir, “Just Kids,” but there is even stronger evidence that this book dates back a long time. “Just Kids” captures a moment. > Just Kids. Just Kids Winner, National Book Awards for Nonfiction.

ISBN Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers. Patti Smith. More about this author > Get This BOOK. Amazon; Barnes & Noble; Apple Books. Would you consider the audio edition of Just Kids to be better than the print version. Definitely.I read the printed book first and enjoyed it but Patti Smith reading her work makes it all the more magical.

I love her funny pronunciation of words, and her style is so unique. She seems so REAL, not what you'd expect from someone of her stature. Nov 08,  · Had just read Ms Smith's lovely M Train - a pocket book stream of consciouness travelogue, and wasn't ready to stop the conversation.

Just Kids is inspiring. From a time when not only bank or social media conglomerate employees inhabited metropolitan centres - and a certain kind of louche poverty mothered the necessity of their pushy self /5(). In Just Kids, Patti Smith's first book of prose, the legendary American artist offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the epochal More.

I loved Just Kids. It is my top five of favorite books. This is why I was so surprised that the Just Kids Illustrated did not move me or add anything to my overall experience of reading the book. If anything it distracted me from the beauty of the words, the story of their love and commitment to 4/4(K).

Just Kids by Patti Smith is a story of two friends and how they helped one another achieve their dreams of success. Patti Smith is a musician, poet, and artist who comes of age in the 's. She befriends Robert Mapplethorpe who becomes her friend, partner, muse, protector, and supporter.

Patti and. Jan 19,  · LibraryThing Review User Review - Karen59 - LibraryThing. I loved Just Kids. It is my top five of favorite books. This is why I was so surprised that the Just Kids Illustrated did not move me or add anything to my overall experience of reading the book.4/5(K).

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