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The Herbert Huncke Reader

Herbert Huncke, Benjamin G. Schafer, William S. Burroughs

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ISBN 10: 068815266X / ISBN 13: 9780688152666
Published by William Morrow and Co., NY, 1997
Condition: Near Fine Plus Hardcover
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hardcover in dust jacket. likely review copy as publisher's slip laid-in., mini-wrinkle of cloth overhang at foot of spine - negligible impact. no other flaws, clean, unmarked, no writing, price intact, tight binding.; xxv-374pp., 22 b/w photos., foreword by william burroughs. intro. by raymond foye. edited by benjamin scafer. contains journal writings, published and unpublished material. essential. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 7996

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Title: The Herbert Huncke Reader

Publisher: William Morrow and Co., NY

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine Plus

Edition: First Edition/First Printing.

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A collection of the full text of master storyteller Herbert Huncke's long out-of-print classics features excerpts from his autobiography and a wide selection from unpublished letters and diaries.

About the Author:

Herbert Huncke was the original Beat. In the 1940s, Huncke befriended the young William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, and Allen Ginsberg, guiding them through New York's underground and introducing them to a world of volatile experience they had never imagined. His ability to relate his life story in pared-down, unaffected prose inspired them to create a new type of literature.

Herbert Huncke was born in 1915, in Greenfield, Massachusetts. He died in New York City on August 8, 1996.

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