"The First Third and Other Writings" (autobiography, essays and letters), City Lights Books, 1971
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1 Print Biography |
3 Portrayals |
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Twenty years of fast living - there's just not much left, and my kids are all screwed up. Don't do what I have done. [Advice to a young friend, January, 1967]
Claimed to have literally been born "on the road", in the back of a car while his parents were traveling. Much of his "upbringing" came in pool halls and troubled-youth homes (or jail) around the Denver CO area; his mother wasn't around much after his birth, and his father only a little more.
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