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SEPTUAGENARIAN STEW: Stories and Poems by  Charles Bukowski - Paperback - Third Impression - 1992 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

SEPTUAGENARIAN STEW: Stories and Poems

by Bukowski, Charles

Condition: Very Good


Santa Rosa, California, USA: Black Sparrow Press, 1992. 375pp. Book clean and square, a trivial reading crease on firm spine. Graphic design card wrapper minimally bumped, and has several small beverage stains on rear wrap. A nondescript inscription on ochre-coloured front flysheet, else textblock unmarked. A collection of poems and stories (some previously published in periodicals) published to coincide with Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) attaining the age of seventy . . . Contents include: Prelims., Numerous poems and stories, commencing with 'Rags, Bottles, Sacks', and closing with 'Luck'. Book weight approx. 570g. . Third Impression. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Charles Bukowski is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose, and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. He was born in Andernach, Germany, and raised in Los Angeles, where he lived for fifty years. He published his first story in 1944, when he was twenty-four, and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. He died in San Pedro, California, on March 9, 1994, at the age of seventy-three, shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp (1994).




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