A Coney Island of the Mind (50th Anniversary Edition) 50th Anniversary Edition Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0811217477
ISBN-10: 0811217477
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About the Author

The poet, publisher, and activist Lawrence Ferlinghetti, born in Yonkers, New York, in 1919, has received the Robert Frost Memorial Medal and the first Literarian Award of the National Book Foundation. He is the subject of Christopher Felver’s new film documentary, Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 96 pages
  • Publisher: New Directions; 50th Anniversary Edition edition (April 17, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0811217477
  • ISBN-13: 978-0811217477
  • Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 0.5 x 8.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #565,539 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and founder of City Lights Books, author of A Coney Island of the Mind and Pictures of the Gone World, among numerous other books, has been drawing from life since his student days in Paris where he frequented the Academie Julien and where he did his first oil painting.

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Kevin M. Harvey on May 31, 2008
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Coney Island of the Mind has been around so long it's easy to take it for granted. Give this perfect edition another look: apart from one or two weaker poems that sound like Zippy Beatnik parodies, it's a surprisngly strong collection. Support LF while's he's still with us: there's even a cd reading that sounds like George Carlin preparing at home. Buy it.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Joe Garza on February 25, 2011
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The 50th Ann. Edition is a "must have" The encluded CD, with Ferlinghetti reading (more correctly interpreting)his beautiful, poignant and still relevant poetry takes me back to the "City Lights" bookstore in San Francisco listening to Ferlinghetti, Ginsburg, et. al.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Ghost on November 2, 2008
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I am still waiting for mine, but read someone elses. I love ferlenghetti and to have his signature - magic.
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