Charles Bukowski was one of America's best-known writers abnd one of its most influential and imitated poets. Although he published over 45 books of poetry, hundreds of his poems were kept by him and his publisher for posthumous publication, This is the first collection of these unique poems.
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Charles Bukowski's beat generation writing reflects his slum upbringing, his succession of menial jobs and his experience of low-life urban America. He was born in Andernach, Germany, and raised in Los Angeles, where he lived for fifty years. He died in 1994 at the age of 73 and is widely acknowledged as one of the most distinctive poets of the last 50 years.Review:
"Wordsworth, Whitman, William Carlos Williams and The Beats in their Respective generations moved poetry toward a more natural language. Buckowski moved it a little farther." * Los Angeles Times Book Review *
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Book Description Virgin Books, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0753507986