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What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire: Poems.

Bukowski, Charles.

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ISBN 10: 1574231065 / ISBN 13: 9781574231069
Published by Black Sparrow Press, Santa Rosa, 1999
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A Fine tight unread copy in illustrated boards with red corduroy cloth back strip in a mylar cover. This one of only 400 copies with Bukowski lithograph. Most of the poems in this collection are from the early 1970's when Bukowski lived in East Hollywood. In these poems, (which have never been published until now) he belts out hymns to the outsiders, the lost, the cheated and the ignored. He trains his eye on the poor and the underdog. This collection is considered by many Buk enthusiasts to be the best of the posthumously published books to date, with particularly strong poems from his best years. Bookseller Inventory # 23957

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Title: What Matters Most is How Well You Walk ...

Publisher: Black Sparrow Press, Santa Rosa

Publication Date: 1999

Edition: Deluxe Edition.

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This second posthumous collection from Charles Bukowski takes readers deep into the raw, wild vein of writing that extends from the early 70s to the 1990s.

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Charles Bukowsk is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose, and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. He was born in 1920 in Andernach, Germany, to an American soldier father and a German mother, and brought to the United States at the age of three. He was raised in Los Angeles and lived there for fifty years. He published his first story in 1944 when he was twenty-four and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. He died in San Pedro, California, on March 9, 1994, at the age of seventy-three, shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp.

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