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Just Kids (Limited Edition)

Just Kids (Limited Edition)

by Patti Smith

Hardcover(Limited Edition)

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Overview

A deluxe limited hardcover edition, signed by Patti Smith, Just Kids, Smith’s New York Times bestselling first book of prose, offers a never-before-seen glimpse of the iconic American musician’s remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the epochal days of New York City and the Chelsea Hotel in the late sixties and seventies.  Limited to a numbered 1,000 copy print run, Just Kids Limited Edition is a beautiful keepsake that tells through words and pictures an honest and moving story of youth and friendship.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062014955
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/09/2010
Edition description: Limited Edition
Pages: 279
Sales rank: 84,105
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 12.20(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Patti Smith is a writer, performer, and visual artist. She gained recognition in the 1970s for her revolutionary mergence of poetry and rock. Her seminal album Horses, bearing Robert Mapplethorpe's renowned photograph, has been hailed as one of the top 100 albums of all time. She has recorded twelve albums.

Smith had her first exhibit of drawings at the Gotham Book Mart in 1973 and has been represented by the Robert Miller Gallery since 1978. Her books include M Train, Witt, Babel, Woolgathering, The Coral Sea, and Auguries of Innocence.

In 2005, the French Ministry of Culture awarded Smith the prestigious title of Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, the highest honor awarded to an artist by the French Republic. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.

Smith married the late Fred Sonic Smith in Detroit in 1980. They had a son, Jackson, and a daughter, Jesse. Smith resides in New York City.

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