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Just Kids. Patti Smith
Just Kids Patti Smith
Author: Patti Smith
A prelude to fame, Just Kids recounts the friendship of two young artists--Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe - whose passion fueled their lifelong pursuit of art. In 1967, a chance meeting between two young people led to a romance and a lifelong friendship that would carry each to international success never dreamed of. The backdrop is Brookly...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780747568766
ISBN-10: 0747568766
Pages: 320
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4.3 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Bloomsbury UK
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 43
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I would never have chosen to read this book, but it was chosen by my book club. All I knew about Patti Smith and Robert Maplethorpe was that they were part of a sex, drugs and rock and roll world that usually doesn't interest me.

This is a beautiful elegy for a beloved friend. Patti Smith is not what I expected and the book helped me see these two people as human beings, young and fallible and intoxicated as much with New York in it's real Bohemian glory as with each other and their art.
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