By (author) Victor Bockris
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Beat Punks by Victor Bockris
Book DescriptionHere, accompanied by dozens of unique photographs, are the very best of Victor Bockris's infamous interviews, essays, and observations on the stars of downtown Manhattan in the 1970s and 1980s. The internationally acclaimed biographer Bockris was there as a witness, friend, collaborator, and co-conspirator. Some of the stars were founding members of Beat or Punk, others were just passing through. But all of them--rockers, rebels, artists, and intellectuals--revealed more to Bockris than they did to any other writer: Allen Ginsberg, Richard Hell, Andy Warhol, Robert Mapplethorpe, Debbie Harry, William Burroughs, Patti Smith, Marianne Faithfull, Keith Richards, Terry Southern, Martin Amis, and Susan Sontag. Bockris's conclusion--that Punk owed the Beats a big debt and that the Beats were in turn re-animated by the Punks--is argued from the perspective of someone who was in the thick of it, and who loved every minute of it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306809392
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 9-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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'A triumph' - Time Out Transformer is the only complete and comprehensive telling of the Lou Reed story.
Keith Richards Unauthorised, Paperback (January 2013)
Victor Bockris's much admired biography of Keith Richards has been constantly revised since its original publication, now with an additional 12,000 words for a new edition of the Omnibus Press paperback that brings the story up to the present day.
Patti Smith, Paperback (June 2008)» View all books by Victor Bockris
Patti Smith was a poet, a punk prophet, a feminist icon, a living work of art and the first woman rock-outsider to come from the New York underground and become a star.
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Author Biography - Victor Bockris
Victor Bockris has written about the cultural heroes of the twentieth century for over thirty years. He is the author or co-author of major biographies on Andy Warhol, Patti Smith, The Velvet Underground, and many others. He lives in New York City.
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