Signed by Amiri Baraka (LJ) on the inside of the front card cover beneath a poem by Joel Oppenheim and next to the1959 copyright Leroi Jones mark. With 5 other poems by Jones, Gilbert Sorrentino, Jack Kerouac, Ron Loewinsohn, and Max Feinstein. On January 1, 1959, Batista and a number of his supporters fled Cuba and Fidel Castro took power of the island nation. These poems were published by Totem as part of their Blue Plate series, Number 1. Staple bound. Covers are slightly age toned. Interior is clean and unmarked. Totem Press was founded by Baraka/Jones and his wife Hetti (Cohen) Jones. It published such Beat icons as Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. OCLC Number: 12810921. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Jan. 1st, 1959 - Fidel Castro
Publication Date: 1959
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
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