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Joe : a memoir of Joe Brainard

Author: Ron Padgett; Coffee House Press.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Coffee House Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This is Ron Padgett's memoir - the unlikely and true story of two childhood friends, one straight and one gay, who grew up in 1950s Oklahoma, surprised their families by moving to New York City in search of art and poetry, and became part of a dynamic community of artists and writers whose work continues to shape American culture." "Much of this intimate memoir is told in Joe Brainard's own direct and unforgettable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Padgett, Ron, 1942-
Joe.
Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)646024592
Named Person: Joe Brainard; Ron Padgett; Joe Brainard; Ron Padgett
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Padgett; Coffee House Press.
ISBN: 1566891590 9781566891592 1566891604 9781566891608
OCLC Number: 55597179
Description: xiv, 357 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tulsa --
New York --
Breakthroughs --
Up --
Easing off --
The real Joe.
Responsibility: Ron Padgett.
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Ron Padgett remembers the life and times of his friend, the brilliant artist Joe Brainard.  Read more...

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