Great books - stayed up until 3 am to finish.
Hettie's writing style is so unique, beautiful and inspired it's a shame she hasn't written a dozen books with the same freeflowing gorgeous poetry of this one.
This is an autobiography well worth reading for anyone who has an interest in the Black Power movement of the 1960's.
This is the story of the first wife of the late poet, playwright and professor, Leroi Jones, known later as Amiri Baraka, from the period when they first met, at age 23, and then... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Patricia J Barconey
I grew up in the area and time that she talks about and had Jewish friends. Now I understand them better.Published 7 months ago by rickey
Engrossing book from a young wife and mom who raised her kids and loved her husband in the shadow of the Beat Generation amd the 60s black power movement, surrounded by NYC... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Deeanna R. Franklin
This is an autobiography well worth reading for anyone who has an interest in the Black Power movement of the 1960's. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sam I Am
Interesting book and a keepsake.
My best collection it will go. Enlightinening to read and will pass it on to others
Book in very good condition. Gives a female perspective on Beat Literature by someone other than just a wife left at home. Jones is a publishing business professonal. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Anthony J. Berret
Hettie Jones puts sentences together in a unique and beautiful way. I think it makes for good writing. Read morePublished on May 23, 2011 by Charles B. Taylor
A great book, which I stayed up until 4am to finish. It was fascinating, heart-wrenching, and powerful. Read morePublished on September 12, 2010 by bookmouse
This book captures the flavor of Greenwich Village, the Lower East Side, the Beat Generation and BeBop Jazz, as it was happening. Read morePublished on August 17, 2010 by Dusty Desert