The Resource Little Boy, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, (downloadable audiobook)

Little Boy, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, (downloadable audiobook)

Label
Little Boy
Title
Little Boy
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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Language
eng
Summary
From the famed publisher and poet, author of the million-copy-selling collection A Coney Island of the Mind , his literary last will and testament ? part autobiography, part summing up, part Beat-inflected torrent of language and feeling, and all magical. 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. Little Boy is a magical font of literary lore with allusions galore, a final repository of hard-earned and durable wisdom, a compositional high wire act without a net (or all that much punctuation) and just a gas and an inspiration to read
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Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
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Label
Little Boy, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, (downloadable audiobook)
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stereophonic
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online
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Label
Little Boy, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BSiUAAA2O/products/a976dcb8-f1d3-41da-b2c9-20551f7fb9ac
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a976dcb8-f1d3-41da-b2c9-20551f7fb9ac
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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