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Absence of the hero : uncollected stories and essays, volume 2 : 1946-1992

Author: Charles Bukowski; David Stephen Calonne
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights, ©2010.
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Everyone's favorite Dirty Old Man returns with more boozy tales of extraordinary madness.

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Bukowski, Charles.
Absence of the hero.
San Francisco : City Lights, c2010
(OCoLC)760129940
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bukowski; David Stephen Calonne
ISBN: 9780872865310 0872865312
OCLC Number: 473122799
Description: xxv, 275 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The reason behind reason --
Love, love, love --
Cacoethes scribendi --
The rapist's story --
80 airplanes don't put you in the clear --
Manifesto --
Peace, baby is hard sell --
Examining my peers --
If I could only be asleep --
The old pro --
Review of Ginsberg/Zukofsky --
Bukowski on Bukowski --
Notes of A dirty old man --
The absence of the hero --
Christ with barbecue sauce --
Ah, liberation, liberty, lillies on the moon! --
The cat in the closet --
Notes of A dirty old man --
Sound and passion --
I just write poetry so I can go to bed with girls --
The house of horrors --
Untitled essay on D.A. Levy --
Henry Miller lives in Pacific Palisades and I live on skid row, still writing about sex --
A foreword to these poems --
The outsider --
Vern's wife --
Notes of A dirty old man --
He beats his women --
Notes of A dirty old man --
Notes of A dirty old man --
Notes of Dirty old man : "notes of A dirty old driver of a light blue 1967 Volkswagen TRV 491" --
The big dope reading --
The gambler --
The ladies man of East Hollywood --
The bully --
The invader --
Playing and being the poet.
Responsibility: Charles Bukowski ; edited, with an introduction by David Stephen Calonne.
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Portions: "...Some of the most sublime narratives Bukowski's ever produced... If Bukowski fans find their personal library lacking this spirited collection, I'd suggest they be quick to snag a copy." Read more...

 
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