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This book presents a portrait of two young artist's ascent - Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe, 'Just Kids' begins as a love story and ends as an elegy. It intends to serve as a salute to New York City during the late sixties and seventies and to its rich and poor, its hustlers and hellions.

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Author Patti Smith

Pages 288

Publisher A&C Black

Published Date 2011-01-04

ISBN 0747568766 9780747568766


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k3nz3r shared a tip "Such a beautiful book abt patti smiths life in nyc in the late 60s early 70s"

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lauren_liberty_4856 shared a tip "It’s soooo good. Such a cool glimpse into nyc in the past too."

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heyjoelle shared a tip "I’m a huge Patti Smith fan but I think she’s going to become more famous as an author than a musician."

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gayle_kuhn shared a tip "Yes it wrapped things up for me."

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melissa_resurreccion shared a tip "oh man oh man do i feel devastated after finally finishing this one"

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michele_lussier shared a tip "Heart-achingly beautiful."

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lillie_peterson shared a tip "an absolute favorite"

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nicola_9782 shared a tip "It's one of best and most well written books I've read in years!"

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ashley_beeton shared a tip "This book is a masterpiece that will surely make you cry"

thomas_linn shared a tip "My favorite profound book about being an artist and living the art life, finding the beauty within squalor."

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