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A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND by  Lawrence Ferlinghetti - Paperback - First Edition; Eighteenth Printing - 1958 - from Rare Book Cellar and Biblio.com

A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND

by Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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New York: New Directions. 1958. First Edition; Eighteenth Printing. Softcover. Very Good in wrappers. Hinge is starting. Rubbing to wrappers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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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