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American Hipster - a book by Holladay, Hilary

American Hipster

A Life of Herbert Huncke, the Times Square Hustler Who Inspired the Beat Movement

American Hipster( )
Author: Holladay, Hilary
ISBN:978-1-936833-21-4
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Magnus Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
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American Hipster: The Life of Herbert Huncke, The Times Square Hustler Who Inspired the Beat Movement tells the tale of a New York sex worker and heroin addict whose unrepentant deviance caught the imagination of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs. Teetering between exhaustion and existential despair, Huncke (rhymes with “junky”) often said, “I’m beat, man.” His line gave Kerouac the label for a down-at-the-heels generation seeking...
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Pages:340
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Literary Criticism / American / General
Psychology / Psychopathology / Addiction
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.97 Inches
Book Weight:0.875 Pounds

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