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Notes of A Dirty Old Man

Bukowski, Charles (Book - 1973)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Notes of A Dirty Old Man
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"People come to my door—too many of them really—and knock to tell me Notes of a Dirty Old Man turns them on. A bum off the road brings in a gypsy and his wife and we talk. . . drink half the night. A long distance operator from Newburgh, N.Y. sends me money. She wants me to give up drinking beer and to eat well. I hear from a madman who calls himself 'King Arthur' and lives on Vine Street in Hollywood and wants to help me write my column. A doctor comes to my door: 'I read your column and think I can help you. I used to be a psychiatrist.' I send him away. . ."



Authors: Bukowski, Charles
Statement of Responsibility: Charles Bukowski
Title: Notes of a dirty old man
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, 1973, c1969
Edition: 1st City Lights ed
Characteristics: 255 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes: Photograph of author on front wrapper by Brad Darby
Bound in printed paper wrappers
Subject Headings: Bukowski, Charles Portraits United States Social life and customs 20th century Fiction
Genre/Form: Wrappers (Binding)
Additional Contributors: Darby, Brad
ISBN: 0872860744
Research Call Number: Berg Coll Bukowski N68 1973
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Jul 29, 2014
  • STELMASZEK rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This collection of stories is the very definition of madness, I felt every bit of pages 45-51, that story hit me particularly hard, where the lover hangs out. Hank is an always will be my hero, in the absence of one.

Jun 29, 2014
  • nlaquerre rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

great read for the weak of heart!

a good read, though it is typical of this beat author-in your face, shocking at times ,crude and a rollicking story.

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