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Little boy : a novel / by Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

Little boy : a novel

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence, author. (Author).

Available copies

  • 2 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

Current holds

    0 current holds with 4 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Fiction Ferlinghetti (Text) 31307024164784 Express Checked out 05/10/2019
Main Fiction Ferlinghetti (Text) 31307024164792 New Checked out 04/29/2019
Ottawa Hills Fiction Ferlinghetti (Text) 31307024164800 New Available -
Westside Fiction Ferlinghetti (Text) 31307024164776 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385544788
  • ISBN: 0385544782
  • Physical Description: 179 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note: Subtitle from cover.
Summary, etc.: In this unapologetically unclassifiable work Lawrence Ferlinghetti lets loose an exhilarating rush of language to craft what might be termed a closing statement about his highly significant and productive 99 years on this planet. The "Little Boy" of the title is Ferlinghetti himself as a child, shuffled from his overburdened mother to his French aunt to foster childhood with a rich Bronxville family. Service in World War Two (including the D-Day landing), graduate work, and a scholar gypsy's vagabond life in Paris followed. These biographical reminiscences are interweaved with Allen Ginsberg-esque high energy bursts of raw emotion, rumination, reflection, reminiscence and prognostication on what we may face as a species on Planet Earth in the future.
Subject: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence.
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence > Fiction.
Poets, American > 20th century > Biography.
Political activists > 20th century > Biography.
Poets, American > 20th century > Fiction.
Political activists > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Autobiographies.
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