San Francisco Poems

San Francisco Poems

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by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
     
 

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Here are all of Ferlinghetti’s poems set in the city he has lived in for over half a century. He brings alive, with wit and lyricism, scenes of city life: a Giants baseball game, the Green Street Marching Mortuary Band, bohemian North Beach, Golden Gate Park, yachts on the Bay, and more. Also included are historic photographs, scattered prose pieces, and

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Here are all of Ferlinghetti’s poems set in the city he has lived in for over half a century. He brings alive, with wit and lyricism, scenes of city life: a Giants baseball game, the Green Street Marching Mortuary Band, bohemian North Beach, Golden Gate Park, yachts on the Bay, and more. Also included are historic photographs, scattered prose pieces, and the text of his mischievous inaugural address with his vision of the city’s history as a poetic center and suggestions for keeping it that way.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is a bookman, painter and author of poetry, fiction, essays and plays. His most recent books are How to Paint Sunlight (poetry) and Love in the Days of Rage (fiction).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931404013
Publisher:
City Lights Books
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Series:
San Francisco Poet Laureate Series, #1
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,251,442
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Lawerence Ferlinghetti is the famous Beat poet and painter who founded City Lights Books in San Francisco.His most recent books are How To Paint Sunlight (poetry) and Love in the Days of Rage (fiction).

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San Francisco Poems 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book of poetry was amazing. It was so amazing, in fact, that I wrote a 3000 word essay on it. Ferlinghetti truly writes with a finesse and style unlike any other.