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An accidental autobiography

the selected letters of Gregory Corso

by Gregory Corso

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Published by New Directions in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corso, Gregory -- Correspondence.,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence.,
  • Beat generation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 427-435) and index.

    Statementedited with commentary and introduction by Bill Morgan ; foreword by Patti Smith.
    GenreCorrespondence.
    ContributionsMorgan, Bill, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3505.O763 Z48 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 444 p. :
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3576820M
    ISBN 100811215350
    LC Control Number2002152183

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