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Writer kyra maya phillips on what patti smith's book just kids reveals about how bravery connects us to our creative endeavors and pushes us to never quit. Pattismith-justkids book review: just kids by patti smith 304 pages ecco, january 19, 2010 isbn-13: 978-0066211312 $2700 reviewed by kathryn k. Raised in a poor but loving family in new jersey, patti smith wasn't happy with the range of opportunities open to her after high school artistic.
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A look at patti smith and richard hell's new books. Just kids begins as a love story and ends as an elegy it serves as a salute to new york city during the late sixties and seventies and to its rich. On the night of patti smith's union square reading, and on the eve of the official release of her memoir, just kids, there was, as there often is,.