Early Work 1970-1979
ISBN10: 0393313018 ISBN13: 9780393313017 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: May 1 1995 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Collected here are selections from Patti Smith's writings over the decade in which she made a lasting impact on America's underground literary and rock scene. Smith's work evokes the experimentation and the desire to break boundaries of those pre-punk days. Over one-quarter of the works selected are unpublished pieces from journals, performances, and Smith's personal papers. Heavily illustrated with photographs by Judy Linn, Robert Mapplethorpe, Edward Maxey, and others, Early Work brings together all sides of Patti Smith, from the thoughtful intellectual to the explosive performer.