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Just Kids by Patti Smith Overview

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 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 has to the rest of her formidable body of work--from her influential 1975 album Horses to her visual art and poetry.

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About Just Kids Description

PATTI SMITH is a writer, performer, and visual artist. She gained recognition in the 1970s for her revolutionary merging of poetry and rock. She has released twelve albums, including Horses, which has been hailed as one of the top one hundred albums of all time by Rolling Stone. Smith had her first exhibit of drawings at the Gotham Book Mart in 1973 and has been represented by the Robert Miller Ga

Data Book Just Kids

Original Title Just Kids ISBN 006621131X (ISBN13: 9780066211312 ) Edition Language English URL http://www.harpercollins.com/pattismith Characters Patti Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe setting New York (the state) (United States) Literary Awards National Book Award for Nonfiction (2010), Lambda Literary Award Nominee for Bisexual Nonfiction (2011), National Book Critics Circle Award Nominee for Autobiography (2010), Stonewall Honor Book (2011), NAIBA Book of the Year for Nonfiction (2010) ...more Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Memoir and Autobiography (2010) ...less (66)