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Just Kids


A prelude to fame, Just Kids recounts the friendship of two young artists--Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe - whose passion fueled their lifelong ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.858

Sentimental journey

by Curmudgeon on Oct 20, 2011

An emotional bond described between soul mates unbroken over time, drugs or gender affiliations. Rare under any circumstance, particularly in NY during those days of heady artistic foment. More

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A Revolutionary Remembers

by Carl S on Sep 29, 2011

Sometimes it's about being in the right place at the right time and Patti Smith certainly was. Now, all these years later, we get to hear the stories too, and great ones they are. 'Just Kids' is chock-full of wonderful anecdotes about the greats and the unknowns who shaped the New York music and ... More


Just Wonderful

by GeeMal on May 26, 2011

If the essence of art is simplicity, an expression of feelings and thoughts with no artifice but the clear light of something authentic, "Just Kids" by Patti Smith achieves it, and more. To read it is not to reminisce about days which may have existed only for a very few, but to be drawn into two lives ... More


Not just kids!

by classiccar on May 19, 2011

They were ahead of their time, they were forever adults throughout their relationship. Great book, in so far, as I was living and attending just about the same places as those two were, Brought back many memories. Sad demise as far as Robert was concerned! More


Great Book!

by moozie on Dec 2, 2010

I really loved this book. Patti Smith is a superb author!! More

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