Paradise, CA: Dustbooks, 1975. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. Signed & mostly inscribed by seven Folsom Prison convict-writers. "The members of the Folsom Writers' Workshop gratefully dedicate this book to all imprisoned men and women throughout the world whose voices are still captive." (dedication) A compilation of writings by inmates of Folsom Prison, the foreboding American penitentiary where Johnny Cash conducted his famous recorded concerts. With poetry, prose, illustrations & even.....[Item #3578]
JULY FEATURE: Politics, Protest Literature & Activism
Featuring 35 timely selections from LEROI JONES/AMIRI BARAKA, TED JOANS, DUDLEY RANDALL, ETHERIDGE KNIGHT, SUN RA, GARY SNYDER, ED SANDERS, JACK HIRSCHMAN, JERRY RUBIN & more.
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New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc., 1965. First Printing. Hardcover. This is the stated first printing of the early autobiographical novel by LeRoi Jones (1934-2014), before he became known as Amiri Baraka. Published by Barney Rossett's legendary Grove Press, which issued the first USA editions of many works by William S. Burroughs, Jean Genet et al. An important collectible by Jones/Baraka, one of the rare early African-American members of the.....[Item #1940]