A Coney Island of the Mind (New Directions Paperback No. 74) (Paperback)

By Lawrence Ferlinghetti

New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811200417, 93pp.

Publication Date: January 17, 1968

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The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller's "Into the Night Life" and expresses the way Lawrence Ferlinghetti felt about these poems when he wrote them during a short period in the 1950's as if they were, taken together, a kind of Coney Island of the mind, a kind of circus of the soul.

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