+612 9045 4394
 
CHECKOUT
Just Kids Illustrated Edition - Patti Smith

Just Kids Illustrated Edition

Hardcover Published: 23rd October 2018
ISBN: 9780062873743
Number Of Pages: 384

Share This Book:

Hardcover

RRP $79.99
$53.75
33%
OFF
In Stock
Enter an Australian post code for delivery estimate

Patti Smith’s National Book Award–winning memoir, now richly illustrated with new material and never-before-seen photographs

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.

About the Author

Patti Smith is a writer, performer, and visual artist. She gained recognition in the 1970s for her revolutionary merging of poetry and rock and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2007. Her seminal album Horses, bearing Robert Mapplethorpe’s renowned photograph, has been hailed as one of the top one hundred albums of all time. Her books include M Train, Witt, Babel, Woolgathering, The Coral Sea, and Auguries of Innocence.

Industry Reviews

"This book is so honest and pure as to count as a true rapture." - Joan Didion

"Patti Smith has graced us with a poetic masterpiece, a rare and privileged invitation to unlatch a treasure chest never before breached." - Johnny Depp

Preface: Our Story - xi
Monday's Children - 3
Just Kids - 43
Hotel Chelsea - 113
Separate Ways Together - 277
Holding Hands with God - 345

ISBN: 9780062873743
ISBN-10: 0062873741
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 23rd October 2018
Publisher: ECCO PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 19.68  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.16