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A Coney Island of the Mind by  Lawrence Ferlinghetti - Paperback - 3rd Printing - 1958 - from Dearly Departed Books and Biblio.com

A Coney Island of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Condition: VG


Norfolk: New Directions. VG. 1958. 3rd Printing. Trade Paperback. 3rd printing (Stated) bound in black pictorial wrappers. 8vo size, 93 pp. A VG copy, has a mild reading crease along the front seam. Paper i s toned but not brittle. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. .

A Coney Island of the Mind is a collection of poetry by Lawrence Ferlinghetti originally published in 1958. It contains some of Ferlinghetti's most famous poems, such as I am Waiting, and Junkman's Obbligato, which were created for jazz accompaniment. There are approximately a million copies in print of A Coney Island, and the book has been translated into over a dozen languages. It remains one of the best-selling and most popular books of poetry ever published.



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