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Charles Bukowski examines cats and his childhood in You Get So Alone at Times, a book of poetry that reveals his tender side. He delves into his youth to analyze its repercussions.

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"True to his words, this prolific poet loves to play the oversexed bum, continually lashing out at other writers, the rich, and anyone who fails to appreciate his brilliance. This collection takes a new turn, though, as Bukowski...looks back on some tender memories of youth. Other redeeming features include a self-mocking humor and a love for cats." Library Journal

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Poems deal with solitude, silence, artists, death, aging, friends, hard times, gambling, music, and genius.

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Charles Bukowsk is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose, and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. He was born in 1920 in Andernach, Germany, to an American soldier father and a German mother, and brought to the United States at the age of three. He was raised in Los Angeles and lived there for fifty years. He published his first story in 1944 when he was twenty-four and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. He died in San Pedro, California, on March 9, 1994, at the age of seventy-three, shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp.

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9780876856833
Author:
Bukowski, Charles
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Ecco
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by Charles Bukowski
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American
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American - General
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Anthologies (multiple authors)
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Single Author *
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Poetry
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Poetry (poetic works by one author)
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General Fiction
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Poetry-A to Z
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Trade PB AUsome prisoners were indeed treated harshly in the early days, when the hastily built camp was flooded with battlefield captures and fears ran high of another 9/11-style attack, Cucullu finds that these excesses were quickly corrected. Curr
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20020531
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Paperback
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General/trade
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English
Pages:
320
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8.95x5.89x.82 in. .86 lbs.

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"Review" by , "True to his words, this prolific poet loves to play the oversexed bum, continually lashing out at other writers, the rich, and anyone who fails to appreciate his brilliance. This collection takes a new turn, though, as Bukowski...looks back on some tender memories of youth. Other redeeming features include a self-mocking humor and a love for cats."
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