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A Coney Island of the Mind

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


New York: New Directions. Good with no dust jacket. 1958. Soft cover. Collection of author's poems, 93 pp., paper darkened but clean and unmarked, ills. black and white covers somewhat rubbed w/ crease lines at lower corner and along spine edge of front cover, offered by Yankee Peddler Bookshop serving book seekers 40+ years, Book is in Williamson. .

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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